08 November 2017

The Great October Socialist Revolution

will be celebrated here in a quiet and subdued way. By this random selection:

Raisa Bochlen (1917 - 1937)

A typist in the HQ of the Glavsevmorput [Northern maritime affairs HQ]
Date of arrest: September 23, 1937
Sentenced to death by shooting squad by a NKVD USSR committee on October 29, 1937.
Charge: spying for Japan.
Burial site: Butovo [a place of mass burials]

RIP, Raisa.