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The Museum of the History of the Gulag will host a meeting and an excursion dedicated to the Day of Remembrance of the victims of the deportation of the Ingush people. Participants will learn about the place forced resettlements occupied in the repressive policy in the USSR, about the fate of people, about the peculiarities of preserving the memory of the tragic events of those years.

The deportation of the Ingush and Chechen peoples from the territory of the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic and adjacent regions to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan took place from February 23 to March 9, 1944. During it, according to various estimates, from 500 to 650 thousand Chechens and Ingush were evicted.

The meeting and tour will be conducted by Konstantin Andreev, head of the educational center of the Gulag History Museum, coordinator of children’s and youth projects, organizer of youth research expeditions to various regions of Russia.

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