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Soviets executed three times as many Red Army soldiers as Nazis executed German ones
Sometimes the driest of statistics throw a harsher light on reality than any longer discussion. According to official statistics, during World War II, Soviet tribunals convicted more than 2.5 million Soviet citizens, condemned 472,000 for “counter-revolutionary activity,” and executed 217,000. “The death sentences, Radio Liberty’s Dmitry Volchek notes, were mostly carried out by the Special …