First analysis: Concrete trail to families in Uzbekistan

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There is a real chance that in Uzbekistan relatives can be found of Soviet soldiers murdered in Amersfoort. This cautious conclusion is drawn by researcher Remco Reiding of the Soviet Military Cemetery Foundation after studying historic material. The information on recently discovered notes of the murdered soldiers has been largely deciphered and analysed. “Two or Lees verder…

Ambassadors rejoice in golden find

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Ambassador Dilyor Khamikov of Uzbekistan danced with joy this morning when he learned that information had been uncovered about his countrymen who were murdered in Amersfoort in 1941/1942. “This is very important news for my country”, says Khamikov. “It would be great if after all this time a number of our Uzbek soldiers could be Lees verder…

Golden discovery in Moscow: information on the ‘101’

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During research in Moscow an extraordinary discovery has been made. Six little papiers possibly disclose the identity of several Soviet soldiers who 78 years ago were murdered in Amersfoort. The Soviet Military Cemetery Foundation as well as Kamp Amersfoort have both expressed their joy at this breakthrough. “A golden discovery”, says researcher Remco Reiding. ‘I Lees verder…

Exhibit Homeward bound? to be seen in Rietveld pavilion

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The exhibit Homeward bound? can be seen from 3 December 2020 up to and including 3 January 2021 in the Amersfoort Rietveld pavilion, home base of 033photocity. The exposition contains several photos from the collection of the Soviet Military Cemetery Foundation. Additionally images of a Russian photographer are displayed that have not been previously seen Lees verder…

Soviet military cemetery closed during coming weekends

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Due to renovation work the Soviet Military Cemetery will be closed during the coming two weekends. Similar to last year the Netherlands War Graves Foundation together with the Soviet Military Cemetery Foundation will replace three rows of headstones. The gate will therefore remain shut on Saturday 28 November, Sunday 29 November, Saturday 5 December and Lees verder…

Candles for eight soldiers who are no longer missing

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This year, 75 years after the end of the Second World War, eight families have learned that their father or grandfather is no longer missing in action. He lies buried at the Soviet Military Cemetery. The board of the Soviet Military Cemetery Foundation will place a candle on their graves on Christmas Eve. As a Lees verder…

Dali Asanishvili passed away in Georgian capital Tbilisi

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On Monday Dali Asanishvili passed away in the Georgian capital Tbilisi. Last year she was a guest of honour at the Soviet Military Cemetery in Leusden, where her life story was portrayed by well-known Dutch actress Willeke van Ammelrooy. Dali was born in 1942, when her father Arsen Asanishvili had already left for the front Lees verder…

Online adopters’ day about new research and plans

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The Soviet Military Cemetery Foundation will hold an online adopters’ day this year, allowing us to get together despite the corona measures. On Sunday 8 November at 11.30 hours we will inform you among other things about the latest developments regarding the research into the identity of the soldiers as well as our plans for Lees verder…

Breakthrough in research identity of Soviet soldiers

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There has been a breakthrough in the investigation into the identity of Soviet soldiers buried in the Soviet Military Cemetery. Because the Soviet Military Cemetery Foundation has managed to tap into a new, hitherto secret, source. As a result of this the foundation is about to obtain over one hundred documents relating to soldiers buried Lees verder…