Expatriated Russians and others who fought to liberate their homeland during World War II were summarily executed when the war was over.

Volkhov Front

The Fate of Nazi Germany’s Cossacks

By Don Haines

Between 1944 and 1947, over two million Russians who had been living in the occupied countries of Europe, some voluntarily, some not, were forcibly repatriated to the Soviet Union. Read more