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Katyn Massacre
13th April 2018.

In 1943, 75 years since the discovery of the mass graves of Katyn.
3rd April 2020 - 80th anniversary of the Katyn Massacre.

The Katyn massacre was a series of mass executions of Polish intelligentsia carried out by the NKVD ("People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs", the Soviet secret police) in April and May 1940. Though the killings took place at several places, the massacre is named after the Katyn Forest, where some of the mass graves were first discovered.

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