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We are looking for materials related to the massive political repressions of the 1930s-1940s in Kiev and the region

We are looking for materials related to the massive political repressions of the 1930s-1940s in Kiev and the region

03.06.2019

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.

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Tragedy of Bykivnya: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 4)

Tragedy of Bykivnya: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 4)

18.05.2019

On the secret special stage of the NKVD of the Ukrainian SSR in the Bykivnya Forest, tens of thousands of victims of the "Great Terror" found their last shelter. According to historians, the total number of those shot and buried in Bykivnya can amount from 20 to 100 thousand people. Among them there are priests and scientists, peasants and workers, artists and writers, actors and engineers, composers and civil servants. However, it is very important to see behind huge figures individual fates, personal stories and specific names. Graves of Bykivnya are fraternal, but not nameless. COME AND COMMEMORATE EVERYONE!

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Tragedy of Bykivnya: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 3)

Tragedy of Bykivnya: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 3)

14.05.2019

On the secret special stage of the NKVD of the Ukrainian SSR in the Bykivnya Forest, tens of thousands of victims of the "Great Terror" found their last shelter. According to historians, the total number of those shot and buried in Bykivnya can amount from 20 to 100 thousand people. Among them there are priests and scientists, peasants and workers, artists and writers, actors and engineers, composers and civil servants. However, it is very important to see behind huge figures individual fates, personal stories and specific names. Graves of Bykivnya are fraternal, but not nameless. COME AND COMMEMORATE EVERYONE!

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Tragedy of Bykivnya: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 2)

Tragedy of Bykivnya: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 2)

10.05.2019

On the secret special stage of the NKVD of the Ukrainian SSR in the Bykivnya Forest, tens of thousands of victims of the "Great Terror" found their last shelter. According to historians, the total number of those shot and buried in Bykivnya can amount from 20 to 100 thousand people. Among them there are priests and scientists, peasants and workers, artists and writers, actors and engineers, composers and civil servants. However, it is very important to see behind huge figures individual fates, personal stories and specific names. Graves of Bykivnya are fraternal, but not nameless. COME AND COMMEMORATE EVERYONE!

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Tragedy of Bykivnya: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 1)

Tragedy of Bykivnya: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 1)

06.05.2019

On the secret special stage of the NKVD of the Ukrainian SSR in the Bykivnya Forest, tens of thousands of victims of the "Great Terror" found their last shelter. According to historians, the total number of those shot and buried in Bykivnya can amount from 20 to 100 thousand people. Among them there are priests and scientists, peasants and workers, artists and writers, actors and engineers, composers and civil servants. However, it is very important to see behind huge figures individual fates, personal stories and specific names. Graves of Bykivnya are fraternal, but not nameless. COME AND COMMEMORATE EVERYONE!

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Lectures of the Reserve in Slavyansk

Lectures of the Reserve in Slavyansk

20.02.2019

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.

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Meeting with the youngest audience

Meeting with the youngest audience

13.02.2019

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.

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Cooperation with relatives of the repressed

Cooperation with relatives of the repressed

11.02.2019

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.

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The exhibition

The exhibition "The Word Broken in Bikivnya" was opened in Shepetivka

14.12.2018

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".

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TV channel ZIK broadcasted a program about Bykivna. It is available on Youtube

TV channel ZIK broadcasted a program about Bykivna. It is available on Youtube

10.12.2018

The program “Historical truth with Vakhtang Kipiani: NKVD executioners. Bykivnya"came out on ZIK channel on December 8, 2018

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