National historical and memorial reserve "Graves of Bykivnya" is looking for materials related to mass political repressions of the 1930s-1940s in Kiev and the region, to replenish collections.
On February 19, 2019, Nikolai Brivko, a research associate at the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Graves of Bykivnya" gave a lecture “Bykivnya - the Territory of Memory” at the Donbass State Pedagogical University (Slavyansk) for students, professors and librarians of the University.
On February 12, 2019, Tetyana Sheptytskaya, a deputy general director for the scientific work of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve Graves of Bykivnya, met with pupils of the 7th form of the secondary school № 70, at the library No. 9 for children of the Shevchenkivskyi district of Kyiv.
The National Historical Memorial Preserve “Graves of Bykivnia” is sincerely grateful to the relatives of the repressed for their cooperation and attention to our institution.
On December 17, 2018, a photo-documentary exhibition "The Word Broken in Bykivnia" (extended version) was opened in the premises of the Regional Literary and Memorial Museum of M. Ostrovsky in Shepetivka/ The exhibition is prepared by the scientists of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Graves of Bykivnya" in cooperation with the Ukrainian independent publishing house "Smoloskyp".
The program “Historical truth with Vakhtang Kipiani: NKVD executioners. Bykivnya"came out on ZIK channel on December 8, 2018
On December 1, 2018, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Chaputovich commemorated the victims of Soviet mass political repression at the Graves of Bykivnia National Historical Memorial Reserve.
On November 17, 2018, the National Historical Memorial Reserve "Graves of Bykivnia" was attended by the participants of the educational seminar “How to agree with the past”. Young scholars, historians, community activists, journalists, political scientists, those who work with initiatives in the humanitarian sphere, from different cities of Ukraine - Kiev, Kharkov, Lvov, Ostrog, Boguslav, Dnipro several days were finding out why the institutions of national memory arise only in post-totalitarian states, and tried to find new formats for working with the past. Answers to these questions they tried to find during a visit to the Reserve.
On November 11, celebrations with flowers laying on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the restoration of independence of the Republic of Poland took place on the territory of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Graves of Bykivnya".
On November 9, 2018, an event commemorating Mikhail Boychuk and other repressed boychuk artists was held on the territory of the National Historical Memorial Reserve “Graves of Bykivnya”.