Eastern Europe

The countries located in Eastern Europe are:

  • Belarus
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • Hungary
  • Poland
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Slovakia
  • Ukraine

Killers from Eastern Europe include:

Ion Antonescu
Country: Romania
Kill tally details: About 200,000 Romanian Jews, about 180,000 Jews from Transnistria, about 11,000 Roma, and at least 110,000 Romanian soldiers
Nicolae Ceausescu
Country: Romania
Kill tally: 5,000 to 10,000
Kill tally details: An estimated 5,000 killed during the 1989 revolution that ousted Ceausescu. Possibly thousands of deaths per year during the 1980s from deprivations caused by an unnecessary austerity program. Tens of thousands more lives ruined during Ceausescu's reign
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Country: Russia
Kill tally details: Between 50,000 and 200,000 suspected "enemies of the state" executed by the Vecheka (All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-revolution and Sabotage) following the Bolshevik Revolution. Tens of thousands more allowed to die in prison. Five million starved to death in famine caused by War Communism policies
Joseph Stalin
Country: Soviet Union
Kill tally details: Approximately 20 million, including up to 14.5 million needlessly starved to death. At least one million executed for political "offences". At least 9.5 million more deported, exiled or imprisoned in work camps, with many of the estimated five million sent to the Gulag Archipelago never returning alive. Other estimates place the number of deported at 28 million, including 18 million sent to the Gulag