Kazakhstan remembers victims of political repressions

Society Materials 31 May 2011 14:56 (UTC +04:00)

Kazakhstan, Astana, May 31 / Trend A.Maratov /

May 31 is marked as the day for commemorating the victims of political repressions in Kazakhstan.

Hundreds of thousands of innocent people were deported to Kazakhstan in 1920-1950.

A total of 3.77 million people become victims of the Stalinist repression in the Soviet Union.

The country holds several events on this occasion.

A memorial plaque will also be opened in Astana by the Azerbaijani Embassy.

A wreath-laying ceremony will also be held at a museum.