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European day of remembrance for victims of totalitarian regimes marked in Sofia

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The European day of remembrance for victims of Stalinism and Nazism, and of totalitarian regimes, was marked in Sofia today.

The anniversary was marked by members of the public and the chairman of the Union of Democratic Forces, SDS, Rumen Hristov at the monument commemorating the victims of the communist regime next to the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

The victims who lost their lives to the communist regime were remembered in a prayer service. 

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