Viktor Shmyrov: "I think sooner or later, the museum of the history of political repressions will return. But by that time probably we will no longer be here."

posted 20 Mar 2015, 13:19 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 20 Mar 2015, 13:20 ]
"In the next 20 years, I think a lot will change in this country. I think sooner or later, the museum of the history of political repressions will return. But by that time probably we will no longer be here."

- Viktor Shmyrov, former director of the Gulag Museum at Perm-36

Photo: HRO.org

Source: Tom Balmforth, Perm's Big Chill, 20 March 2015


See also recent articles: 
Roland Oliphant, 'Russia's only gulag museum faces closure,' The Telegraph, 18 March 2015
Peter Laurence, 'Stalin wiped from Soviet Gulag prison museum,' BBC, 3 March 2015
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