SYKTYVKAR Kirul district. Burials of the executed | Russia's Necropolis of Terror and the Gulag

SYKTYVKAR Kirul district. Burials of the executed



Date of burial
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Komi Republic, Syktyvkar, airport
Access in a populated area
Public transport
On foot
Visiting Hours or Restrictions
Type of burial
Secret interment of executed
Current use
Commercial use
Presence of memorials, etc.
Protected status
Not protected

In 1930-1932, those shot in Ust-Sysolsk, today Syktyvkar (capital of the Komi Republic), were buried in a wooded area on the outskirts of the town, near the Kirul suburb. At present, the buildings of the city airport occupy the site.

Books of Remembrance

Repentance: the Komi Republic Martyrology of the Victims of Mass Political Repression (11 vols. 1998-2016), includes biographical entries on 60,000 who were shot or sent to the camps. The Memorial online database (2021) lists 2,362 who were shot in Komi during the Great Terror; most were prisoners from Ukhtpechlag.

Nature of area requiring preservation
State of burialsAreaBoundaries
Have not survived
not established
not delineated
Administrative responsibility and ownership, informal responsibility for the site
On land under the control of the Syktyvkar City Administration
Sources and bibliography

[ original texts and hyperlinks ]

Rogachev, M.B., “Syktyvkar: Remembering the Terror” (manuscript), Syktyvkar, 2009

Reply from the Komi Republic Ministry of Culture (No 06-17-1230 of 30 April 2014) to a formal enquiry by RIC Memorial (St Petersburg)