President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev laid flowers at the Victims of Political Repression memorial, Kazinform correspondent reports. “On May 31, we mark the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions. Repression took place throughout the USSR. And, is we talk about Kazakhstan, 103 thousand people were arrested here, 25 thousand executed by firing squads. The most prominent representatives of Kazakh intelligentsia and leadership of the republic were exterminated. They died under torture in torture chambers and in 11 concentration camps throughout Kazakhstan,” the Head of State said during his visit to the ALZHIR memorial complex.
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Source: Kabar News Agency