There are plenty of claims that Soviet scientists/doctors performed unethical human experiments akin to torture, and that whistleblowers of this were imprisoned or killed to keep them silent. Seeing how most reports of this in mainstream media don’t link to citations or primary sources and are from capitalist countries with a clear incentive to make communists seem like villains (either on purpose or because they were also duped into the propaganda), it seems pretty fishy to me, but I don’t have much knowledge on USSR history to provide a reliably sourced and articulate defence when I see it discussed. I know this community, especially Dessalines, is good at curating linked sources debunking anti-communist claims, does anyone have one of those lists for this claim?
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