On November 10, 2021, Tetyana Sheptytska, Deputy General Director for Research at the "Graves of Bykivnia" gave a lecture for students of Kyiv Institute of Intellectual Property and Law of the National University "Odessa Law Academy".
Future journalists learned how their colleagues worked in the interwar period in the USSR, how print media and radio functioned during the formation of the totalitarian system. Tetyana Sheptytska spoke about the mechanisms used by the Soviet authorities to turn journalism into a propaganda mouthpiece and to create the necessary atmosphere in society. The lecturer spoke separately about the demonstrative information companies of this period, aimed at forming the cult of personality of J. Stalin, the mass popularization of collectivization and industrialization, and the struggle against the so-called "enemies of the people."
Tetyana Sheptytska acquainted students with the biographies, professional path and circumstances of the arrests of Ukrainian journalists who found their last rest in the Bykivnia Forest.