Voroshilovsk


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Voroshilovsk

(Russian vəraˈʃiləfsk)
n
(Placename) the former name (1940–44) of Stavropol
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Convicted prisoners from Voroshilovsk, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok and other large cities and small administrative towns in the area were brought here to be shot just as a vacuum cleaner sucks up the dust, so the `punitive organs', as they were openly and officially termed, gathered their victims from everywhere around and sent them to their deaths.