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Investigators began removing the remains of those killed by the Nazis at Stalingrad

Russia's investigative Committee in the case of genocide in the years of the great Patriotic war began removing the remains of victims killed by the Nazis at Stalingrad, interviewed witnesses of the killings, reported on the Agency's website.

Earlier it was reported that the UK opened a criminal case on the genocide of the people of Stalingrad by the Nazis in 1942-43.

"For three weeks was carried out painstaking preparatory work, primarily in the search for mass graves of Stalingrad and refugees died at the hands of Nazi invaders. Employees of the investigation Department managed to establish direct witnesses terrible atrocities. They already questioned in the framework of the investigated criminal case... the Remains of 13 victims, including children and infants has already been extracted", - stated in the message.

So, 93-year-old resident of the village Peregrebnoe October district told investigators that a teenager was seen on the streets of German truck, where the Nazis forced imprisoned persons of Jewish nationality. Later, local residents found the bodies of the murdered women, the elderly and children just a kilometer away from the neighboring village.

It is clarified that consequent on the outskirts of the village of Vodino be completed when you raise the remains of the 43 refugees, including 19 children, details of which are contained in the act, the Commission from 1942.

In the period from 17 July 1942 to 2 February 1943, during the occupation of the Stalingrad area, the Nazis cruelly killed Soviet citizens: they were starved, shot, poisoned in gas chambers alive covered with earth.

In particular, in the village of Nizhne-Chirskaya, the Nazis perpetrated the massacre of the inmates of the orphanage, shot about 50 children aged 4 to 15 years. There is historical evidence that employees of the German commandant in the occupied districts of Stalingrad regularly robbed and killed civilians.