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Mutant Social Growths

From the January 1995 Print Edition

On August 12, 1994, Russian workers were digging the foundation for a new bear cage at the Moscow Zoo when they made an unexpected discovery: a mass grave of skeletons and skulls, some marked with a single bullet hole, the calling card of Stalin’s executioners. The cache was one of dozens found . . . . Continue Reading »