25 October — 25 January: Exhibition

First to suffer

The story of the first victims of Soviet political repression

Return of the Names

Crowdfunding campaign launched

Public campaign in defence of Yury Dmitriyev

Letters, statements and addresses 

Events calendar

Public opinion and its role in Russia’s politics

  • International Memorial (Karetny Ryad st. 5/10)
  • 20.10.2017
  • 20:00

As part of "What country do we live in" series

 

Public opinion and its role in Russia’s politics
What country we live in

Public opinion and its role in politics

20.10.2017 20:00

As part of "What country do we live in" series

 

Moscow. Year 1947
Excursion

Moscow. Year 1947

21.10.2017 11:30

Excursion-reconstruction

Topography of terror. Lubyanka and its surroundings
Excursion

Lubyanka and its surroundings

21.10.2017 15:00

How was the Lubyanka district transformed by the growth of Stalin's system of repression, culminating in the Great Terror of 1937-38

Installation of memorial signs
Last Address

Installation of memorial signs

22.10.2017 12:00

New nameplates to appear in Moscow and Saint Petersburg

First to suffer: 25.10.1917–04.01.1918
Opening

First to suffer: 25.10.1917–04.01.1918

25.10.2017 18:30

The opening of the exhibition

Return of the Names
Ceremony

Return of the Names

29.10.2017 10:00

The event honouring the victims of Stalinist terror

Topography of terror. Lubyanka and its surroundings
Excursion

Lubyanka and its surroundings

29.10.2017 14:00

How was the Lubyanka district transformed by the growth of Stalin's system of repression, culminating in the Great Terror of 1937-38

News

Each victim’s name, age, occupation, and date of death are announced by one of thousands of Muscovites queueing at Lubyanka’s Solovki Monument from 10am to 10pm
Memorial library, with over 35,000 books on Soviet history and repression
Fully functional library catalogue accessible on our premises or online
Memorial archive, with over 30,000 thousands case files telling stories of political repression and the largest independent collection of personal records
A collection of Gulag memoirs. Over 700 authors, with most of witness accounts still not publicised
Memorial Museum, drawings, paintings and other artefacts created in Gulag by camp prisoners
Gulag prisoners’ letters to families, an important and emotionally loaded part of Memorial archive
Former Ostarbeiter documents and over 320,000 letters detailing conditions in Nazi forced labour camps
Diaries, memoirs, interviews, and other records, carefully preserved and awaiting publication
On 29 October each year, at Lubyanka Square, we read thousands of names of Moscow residents killed under Stalin

Projects