Tag: World War I dead in Russia

Soviets Destroyed or Hid 95 Percent of Graves of Russian Dead from World War I

June 30, 2014

Staunton, June 28 – No more than one in 20 of the graves of Russian soldiers who died in World War I remains undisturbed to this day, the result of a Soviet policy intended to downplay Russia‚Äôs role in that conflict and shift losses from it to the deaths arising from the Russian civil war, […]