I’m reading Timothy Snyder’s Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin. I’ve known of Katyn for decades, but only now learned it was just one of a number of sites. Snyder lists Kurapaty, near Minsk, Bykivnia, near Kiev, and Kharkiv in addition to Katyn. Kharkiv had also been one of the main killing centers of Poles during Stalin’s Great Terror.

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