December 13, 2017 the presentation of the exhibition "Crossing the Kiev Styx" took place in Mariupol State University. This exhibition is a joint project of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Graves of Bykivnya" and "Kyiv Society of Greeks named after K. Ypsilanti. " It is devoted to the fate of the Kiev Greeks, shot as a result of the so-called "Greek operation" - mass repression against representatives of the Greek community in all the republics of the USSR.
One of the NKVD "special operations" against representatives of national minorities was the so-called "Latvian". It began with the M. Yezhov ciphered tegram No. 49990 of November 30, 1937, which stated in order to liquidate the work of Latvian intelligence and to defeat the nationalist, anti-Soviet activities of Latvians in the USSR to "carry out arrests of the Latvians suspected of espionage, sabotage, anti-Soviet nationalist work " simultaneously in all republics, territories and regions since December 3, 1937.
On November 27, 2017, representatives of the clergy employees of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Graves of Bykivnya", the head of All-Ukrainian Society named after Metropolitan Vasyl Lipkivsky's Arsen Zinchenko paid tribute to the memory of Metropolitan of the UAOC Vasyl Lipkivsky in the Reserve.