Trying to Blur Memories of the Gulag, Russia Targets a Rights Group – The New York Times

Trying to Blur Memories of the Gulag, Russia Targets a Rights Group (Published 2021)

Trying to Blur Memories of the Gulag, Russia Targets a Rights Group (Published 2021)

Prosecutors are trying to shut down Memorial International, Russia’s most prominent human rights group, as the Kremlin moves to control the historical narrative of the Soviet Union.

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/22/world/europe/russia-memorial-prosecution.html

“Here you can see a vivid example of living memory which is directly connected to present times,” she said. “It’s a similar pattern. Of course it’s not exactly the same — there are different mechanisms, and different details. But you can recognize the same logic and the same evil standing behind it.”


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