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Is Russia trying to erase historical Soviet repression?

Clip: 12/28/2021 | 10m 18s

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Memorial Human Rights Center, the leading human rights organization that was closed in Russia, documented today’s Russian political prisoners, as well as past Soviet human rights atrocities. As Nick Schifrin reports, the banning of Memorial comes almost exactly 30 years after the fall of the Soviet Union, and is part of the Kremlin’s battle over history.

Aired: 12/28/21 | Rating: NR

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