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 Mass graves discovered in excavations at site of KGB, Gestapo torture chambers in Lviv

Human remnants have been found in the courtyard of Prison at Łąckiego Street museum in Lviv.

As reported by Censor.NET citing ZN.UA, the administration of the National Memorial Museum Dedicated to Victims of Occupational Regimes: Prison at Łąckiego Street announced it on Wednesday, Aug. 10.

"During excavations in the courtyard of the former KGB and Gestapo torture chambers in Lviv, two mass human graves were discovered. According to preliminary estimates, these are victims of repressions of the 1940s-1950s," the statement reads.

As also noted, the museum convenes a briefing in this regard on Wednesday, Aug. 10.

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The National Memorial Museum Dedicated to Victims of Occupational Regimes: Prison at Łąckiego Street was established in the building of former KGB and Gestapo torture chambers in Lviv.

On the initiative of the citycommunity, the museum was opened by the Center for Liberation Movement Studies with the assistance of the Security Service of Ukraine June 28, 2009. On Oct. 14, 2009, it acquired the official status of national museum.
 
 
 
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