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Monument (2012) to the Victims of Communist Terror

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 Located in a grassy island area leading to the Torņakalns Railway Station is a monument made of five granite stones named “In the Snowstorm” symbolizing three generations of those who were so brutally arrested and deported during Stalin's Terror.

June deportation  was the  first in the series of mass Soviet deportations of tens of thousands of people from the Baltic states, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova starting June 14, 1941 that followed the occupation and annexation of the Baltic states.
 Men were generally imprisoned and most of them died in Siberian prison camps (Gulag); women and children were resettled in Kirov, Tomsk, Omsk and Novosibirsk Oblast as well as Krasnoyarsk and Altai Krai of Russia. About a half of them eventually survived.
After the war, further deportations were staged in a much larger scale.

More on wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_deportation

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A: Monument (2013) to the Victims of Communist Terror,front view

von Uldis Bardins, weniger als 10 Meter entfernt

Located in a grassy island area leading to the Torņakalns Railway Station is a monument made of five ...

Monument (2013) to the Victims of Communist Terror,front view

F: Torņakalns Railway Station

von Uldis Bardins, 70 Meter entfernt

Torņakalns Railway Station

G: Memorial of the Deportation June 14,1941

von Uldis Bardins, 80 Meter entfernt

In such railroad cars, more than 15,000 residents of Latvia-among them 2400 children younger than ten...

Memorial of the Deportation June 14,1941

H: Arcadia Park in Summer

von Uldis Bardins, 160 Meter entfernt

Arcadia Park in Summer

I: Arcadia Park

von Uldis Bardins, 280 Meter entfernt

Arcadia Park

J: Arcadia Park (1)

von Uldis Bardins, 330 Meter entfernt

Arcadia Park (1)

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Originated from a small fishermen village, for centuries Riga has been an important part of the trade chain between Russia and Western Europe. A lively crossroad of cultures and backgrounds for over 800 years, the historical centre of Riga has accumulated an impressive cultural baggage and today is justly included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

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