Soviet Repression Statistics: Some Comments

  title={Soviet Repression Statistics: Some Comments},
  author={M. Ellman},
  journal={Europe-Asia Studies},
  pages={1151 - 1172}
  • M. Ellman
  • Published 2002
  • Economics
  • Europe-Asia Studies
  • ... a debate is taking place between a historian who in his research bases himself on real documents of the MVD, and those whose estimates are based on the evidence of witnesses and scattered (often unreliable) data. This situation turns the question of the necessity for academic criticism of the data which entered the ofŽ cial departmental statistics of the MVD, Ministry of Justice and Procuracy, into a practical one. 
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