The Real Russia. Today. Muscovites remember Great Terror victims’ names, Novaya Gazeta gets more threatening ‘gifts,’ and a Moscow regional mayor resigns under suspicious circumstances

On October 29, Moscow holds its annual “Returning the Names” commemoration at the Solovetsky Stone in Lubyanka Square, across from what used to be the KGB’s headquarters. The monument itself is made up of a large stone from the Solovetsky Islands, from the Solovki Gulag prison camp. Throughout the day, people come to remember and read aloud the names of victims in the Soviet Great Terror.