St Sigismund parish
85 Wiślana Str.
Warsaw archdiocese, Poland
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Martyrology of the clergy — Poland
XX century (1914 – 1989)
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Basil (pl. Bazyli)
Vasil (pl. Wasyl)
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date and place
Moscowtoday: Moscow city, Russia
details of death
Arrested by the Russians in 1928.
Deported to Russia, to Tasyeyevo village in Krasnoyarsk Krai in Siberia, for 3 years.
There worked as a construction technician.
There also on 30.09.1930 arrested again for „espionage and terrorist activities”.
In 01.1931 transported to Butyrki prison in Moscow, in preparation to a prisoner exchange with Poland.
The exchange fell through.
On 22/23.01.1931 sentenced to death by the genocidal Russian OGPU kangaroo court. Murdered in prison.
The body was dumped in Vagankovo cemetery in Moscow.
cause of death
date and place
Warsawtoday: Warsaw city pow., Masovia voiv., Poland
(+ prisoner no)
Moscow (Butyrki): Harsh transit and interrogation prison in Moscow — for political prisoners — where Russians held and murdered thousands of Poles. Founded prob. in XVII century. In XIX century many Polish insurgents (Polish uprisings of 1831 and 1863) were held there. During Communist regime a place of internment for political prisoners prior to a transfer to Russian slave labour complex Gulag. During the Great Purge c. 20,000 inmates were held there at any time (c. 170 in every cell). Thousands were murdered. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
Forced exile: One of the standard Russian forms of repression. The prisoners were usually taken to a small village in the middle of nowhere — somewhere in Siberia, in far north or far east — dropped out of the train carriage or a cart, left out without means of subsistence or place to live. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
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[access: 2014.12.20], ru.openlist.wikiClick to attempt to display webpage
bibliograhical:, „Fate of the Catholic clergy in USSR 1917‑39. Martyrology”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin,
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