Investigation into the murders of several Poles in Białystok and its area in June 1941

It has been established that at beginning on June 22, 1941 the withdrawing Soviet troops, that were forced out by the German army, committed regular crimes against the inhabitants of Białystok and its area.  Civilians who happened to be in the vicinity of the passing Soviet troops were shot dead. There were cases of the whole families being dragged out of their houses and executed by firing squads in Białystok and the areas. The investigation is in its initial stage. The goal of the investigative proceedings is to find out the names of all the executed and their families.

October 3, 2002