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Former Execution Range Bykivnia

This site was scene of the mass execution of 200,000 persons by the NKVD between the early 1920s and late 1940's. Since 2006 Polish researchers have found a number of bodies of Polish officers, prisoners killed in spring 1940 during the Katyn massacre The site is converted to a national memorial place for the victims buried here in mass graves.

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