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‘Sea of Tears’ to commemorate June deportation victims in estonia deportation siberia

Thousands of Estonians lit candles across the Baltic state on Monday (25 March) in memory of the victims of Soviet mass deportations launched 70 years ago that saw tens of thousands sent to labour

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deportations sent over 30,000 Estonians – crowded into boxcars – to Siberia, assuming they survived the journey. In actual fact, deportations and arrests took place periodically throughout the Stalinist years in Estonia, but the June and March episodes remain in a special …

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The families were shipped off in cattle cars to the farthest reaches of Siberia where they were ‘resettled’ .Thousands died from cold and hunger. Nearly 10,000 people were deported from Estonia during the first wave of arrests on 14th-17th June and around 1,000 more soon afterwards.

Risti Monument for the Deported, Estonia estonia deportation siberia

Born in 1932 in Estonia, in 1949 deported with parents to Irkutsk oblast in Siberia, back home in 1955. Irena Saulutė Valaitytė-Špakauskienė 1928 born in Kaunas, Lithuania. 1941 deported to Siberia, she spent 1 year in Altai region, 5 years on islands in northern Yakutia.

One story of deportation to the death camps of Siberia

People in the three Baltic states of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania will recall one of the regions darkest hours, the Soviet deportation of thousands of ordinary families four years after the end

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Thousands of Estonians lit candles across the Baltic state on Monday (25 March) in memory of the victims of Soviet mass deportations launched 70 years ago that saw tens of thousands sent to labour

Estonians pay homage to victims of Soviet deportations

Estonia Today Deportation from Estonia in 1941 and 1949 Press and Information Department, Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Islandi väljak 1, Tallinn 15049, Estonia by the deportation of whole families to Siberia in an operation that began on June 14, 1941. Preparations for

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Soviet deportations from Lithuania were a series of 35 mass deportations carried out in Lithuania, a country that was occupied as a constituent socialist republic of the Soviet Union, in 1941 and 1945–1952.At least 130,000 people, 70% of them women and children, were forcibly transported to labor camps and other forced settlements in remote parts of the Soviet Union, particularly in the

Soviet repression and deportations in the Baltic states

Deportation to Siberia 1940, some 218,000 people were forcefully deported from Eastern Poland, and with further deportations during the year, this figure rose to almost 2,000,000.

Commemoration Day of the March deportation victims 2019

In 1940, the U.S.S.R. invaded and occupied Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. This month marks the 60th anniversary of the first mass deportations from the Baltic states, when the Soviets arrested more than 60,000 people in June 1941 and sent them to prisons and labor camps in northern Russia and Siberia.

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Estonia Today Deportation from Estonia in 1941 and 1949 Press and Information Department, Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Islandi väljak 1, Tallinn 15049, Estonia by the deportation of whole families to Siberia in an operation that began on June 14, 1941. Preparations for

June 14, 1941, Deportations to Siberia estonia deportation siberia

Risti Monument for the Deported Risti railway station was the place from where most of the deportees from Läänemaa – almost 3000 people – were deported to Siberia. The monument designed by Viljar Ansko “The railway rails remember…” has been placed on …

SOVIET DEPORTATIONS IN ESTONIA: IMPACT AND LEGACY

On Monday, 25 th of March, 70 years will pass from the March Deportation. Under the leadership of a number of non-governmental organisations and youth organisations, commemoration events will take place all over Estonia. In March 1949, more than 22 000 Estonian people were taken to Siberia by force.