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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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Toloka to the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repressions - 2019

Toloka to the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repressions - 2019

03.05.2019

We call on the public to join Toloka on the eve of the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repression. It will take place on May 11, 2019, on the territory of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve Grave of Bykovnia. Time: Saturday, May 11, from 11:00 to 15:00.

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The exhibition

The exhibition "The Shot Elite: The Bykovnian Aspect" at the National Museum of Ukrainian History

26.04.2019

On April 24, 2019, a photo-documentary exhibition "The Shot Elite: The Bykovnian Aspect" was presented at the National Museum of the History of Ukraine. The presentation was attended by General Director of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve Graves of Bykivnya Bogdan Bilashyvsky, Deputy Director of the State Archive of the Security Service of Ukraine Anatoly Khromov, senior researcher at the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, executive secretary of the editorial board of the scientific and documentary series of books "Rehabilitated by History" Roman Podkuru, Deputy Director General for Science of the Reserve Tetyana Sheptytskaya, researchers from the National Museum of Ukrainian History, journalists, public.

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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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