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(ˌpyɑ tɪˈgɔrsk)

a city in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, in Caucasia. 110,000.
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None of the Pjatigorsk victims survived, including the prisoners unloading the corpses of their fellow Jews, who were killed when their grisly work was done.
115) The method of execution was the same as it had been for the Jews of Pjatigorsk.
Soviet sources suggest that this had been the place intended as the execution site for the Jews of Kislovodsk as it had been for the Jews of Pjatigorsk from the start and that the train had been stopped because the guards needed to orient themselves in the region first since the approach by train was different from that of the land route.