Victims of Totalitarianism Cemetery in Kharkov

Victims of Totalitarianism Cemetery in Kharkiv - a military cemetery in Kharkov, in the region of Kiev, on Piatichatkach, built in 1999-2000 by Zdzislaw Pidka project.

The cemetery was established on the initiative of the Federation of Katyn Families, rests on the 4 302 the officers of the Polish Army and Polish civilians murdered by the NKVD in 1940 and about 2 000 Soviet Ukrainians, Russians and Jews murdered by the NKVD in 1937-1938.

Polish prisoners of war lying in the cemetery were transferred in 1940 to Kharkov from the camp in Starobielsk and shot in the cellars of the NKVD Circuit Board in Kharkov.

In 2003 in Poland was 'Graveyard Book' cemetery in Kharkiv, containing a list of buried victims of the Katyn massacre there, along with short biographies (including 3812 names).

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Architect definition of architect Zdzisław Pidek
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Geographical coordinates 50.0797878, 36.2615964
Address Kharkiv, Bilhorodskie H.

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