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Memorial to Victims of Stalinist Repression

Central Station Square, Chisinau, Moldova
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Hundreds of thousands

During first world War, the boksheviks tried to take over eastern Moldavia which was injustly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anfrist
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Bucharest
via mobile
A statue for a sad chapter in Moldova

When I arrived to the Chisinau Railway Station I immediately noticed this statue. I had read about... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
leffex
,
Pietarsaari, Finland
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3 weeks ago
“Hundreds of thousands ”
Sep 23, 2017
“A statue for a sad chapter in Moldova”
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Central Station Square, Chisinau, Moldova
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During first world War, the boksheviks tried to take over eastern Moldavia which was injustly traded 100 years ago from Ottoman Empire to Russian empire. Then in 1940 they forced România at gunpoint to give the area, while in 1941 they destroyed Chisinau while retreating....More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

When I arrived to the Chisinau Railway Station I immediately noticed this statue. I had read about it before my trip, so I knew what to look for. It is a sad chapter in the life of the Moldavians. The Memorial to Victims of Stalinist...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2016

Like every post-Soviet city, Chisinau is dotted with memorials and statues, most of which are in the socialist realist or even neo-classical style. This, though, is not and that makes it just a bit more interesting. There is a genuine nostalgia for the Soviet Union...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Nowt much to see. Just take a photo if you are in the area. To learn more about the deportations I TOTALLY RECOMMEND the newly opened exhibition in the Military museum. Has story's of the deportations, a side of a railway carriage used in the...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2016

Of all the sculptures and statues that populate Chisinau, I was most moved by this memorial. The park is simple and the sculpture is the main focus. It is a nice place to relax when out for a walk. A special visit is not required...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2015

impressive and moving memorial to the thousands of Moldovans deported to Siberia and outying regions of the former USSR in the 40s and 50s by Stalin. prominently located in the square in front of the railway station which is also worth visiting at the same...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2015

In the square outside the railway station is this moving monument to those deported by the communist regime purges. The monument to victims of the Stalinist repression, cast in bronze, is 3m in height, 12 m in length and weighs about 15 tonnes. It symbolises...More

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