Memorial complex “Ata-Beyit” was built in 2000 in the memory
of the victims of repressions in 30 th. All the top intelligentsia has
been buried here. Personal things and archives materials of the people
repressed had been found there.
One of the workers of KSS (KGB) while dying told us the secret
of shooting of his daughter in 1980. At the age of 18 the daughter reveled
the secret. The corps were thrown in the stove for making bricks on the
Chon-Tash mountain, there were people of different nationalities such
as Muslims, Christians, Buddists, etc. The founders of the Kyrgyz Soviet
state, the first people’ comissars were among them.
The specialists who were responsible for the excavating discovered
the space of 4x4 m at the depth of 40 centimeters where they have found
137 skeletons, more over some of them had got their personal ID. After
exhumation the bodies have been transferred to the cemetery “Ata-Beyit”
(“Fathers’ cemetery”) 100 meters away from the excavations.
Due to the archaiv’s data there were about 10.000 people who had
been shoot in Kyrgyzstan in 30-s. of XX century.
According to the official data 12.5 millions of citizens of the
USSR had become the victims if Stalin’s repressions.
On August 30, 1991 the state ceremony of transferring the bodies
of the victims of Stalin’s repressions who had been found in Chon-Tash,
took place. Next day the Independence of our sovereign state has been
You can find the memorial board with the names of the people perished
November 8 is celebrated as the memory day of the repressed victims