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The reserve has joined the Ukrainian Coalition of Memory

The reserve has joined the Ukrainian Coalition of Memory

19.05.2021

On May 18, the International Museum Day and the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Deportation of the Crimean Tatar People, the Ukrainian Coalition of Memory was established. NIMZ "Graves of Bykivnia" is among the signatories of the coalition memorandum.

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"Bykivnia Tragedy: Names from Nameless Graves" - 2021 (Part 1)

07.05.2021

The Soviet totalitarian regime, seeking to subdue and control, destroyed tens or even hundreds of thousands of its own civilians, regardless of age, gender, status, or profession. Very often whole families were subjected to total repression. In many cases, the fates of the wives or children of those repressed in Kyiv during 1937-1941 remain unclear. And those who survived passed on their pain and longing, as well as the memory of the Great Terror to their descendants, who now can be scattered around the world. In order to unite the families of the repressed, as well as to widespread information about Bykivnia burials outside Ukraine, in 2020 the Reserve launches for the first time an English-language version of our electronic project "Bykivnia Tragedy: Names from Nameless Graves". We hope that it will be useful to our foreign readers and partners, as well as to all who are interested in the history of Ukraine.

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The reserve took part in the B2B Online Workshop Ukraine-Poland

The reserve took part in the B2B Online Workshop Ukraine-Poland

17.03.2021

On March 16, 2021, the Bykivnia Graves National Historical and Memorial Reserve took part in an event dedicated to the presentation of Ukraine's tourist opportunities for guests from Poland. The organizers were the Polish Tourist Chamber and the State Agency for Tourism Development of Ukraine. The event gathered about 80 participants interested in traveling to the central regions of Ukraine.

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Scientific collection

Scientific collection "Places / place of memory in the Polish-Ukrainian dialogue of understanding"

11.03.2021

At the end of 2020, with the financial assistance of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Ukraine, a collection "Places / place of memory in the Polish-Ukrainian dialogue of mutual understanding (to the 80th anniversary of the Katyn crime)" was published. The researchers of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve are among the authors of the collection.

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The reserve was visited by a film crew of a Ukrainian-German educational project

The reserve was visited by a film crew of a Ukrainian-German educational project

13.11.2020

On November 12, 2020, representatives of the public organization "German-Ukrainian Forum" ("Deutsch-UkrainischesForume.V.") visited the territory of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Bykivnia Graves". The guests from Germany got acquainted with the history of Bykivnia burials, took photos and videos for the Ukrainian-German educational project.

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Today Ukraine celebrates the 83rd anniversary of the beginning of the Great Terror

Today Ukraine celebrates the 83rd anniversary of the beginning of the Great Terror

05.08.2020

On August 5, 1937, the USSR started the implementation of the secret operational order of the NKVD No. 00447 "On the repression of former kulaks, criminals and other anti-Soviet elements", approved by the Politburo of the Central Committee of the All-Union Communist Party of Bolsheviks on July 31, 1937. In fact, on this day, one of the most large-scale and bloody repressive campaigns of the Soviet government started. The number of its victims is estimated at hundreds of thousands of people. In Kiev and the region, according to historians, the notorious order subjected to implementation even earlier - as early as August 3, 1937.

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Remembrance Day for Victims of Political Repression 2020

Remembrance Day for Victims of Political Repression 2020

18.05.2020

As always, on the third Sunday of May, Ukraine paid tribute to the victims of political repression. However, this year events in Bykivna took place in the face of new challenges. And yet, given the restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of acute respiratory disease COVID-19, Graves of Bykivnya again became the main venue for mourning celebrations.

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Bykivnia Tragedy: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 4)

Bykivnia Tragedy: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 4)

16.05.2020

The Soviet totalitarian regime, seeking to subdue and control, destroyed tens or even hundreds of thousands of its own civilians, regardless of age, gender, status, or profession. Very often whole families were subjected to total repression. In many cases, the fates of the wives or children of those repressed in Kyiv during 1937-1941 remain unclear. And those who survived passed on their pain and longing, as well as the memory of the Great Terror to their descendants, who now can be scattered around the world. In order to unite the families of the repressed, as well as to widespread information about Bykivnia burials outside Ukraine, in 2020 the Reserve launches for the first time an English-language version of our electronic project "Bykivnia Tragedy: Names from Nameless Graves". We hope that it will be useful to our foreign readers and partners, as well as to all who are interested in the history of Ukraine.

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"Bykivnia Tragedy: Names from Nameless Graves" (Part 3)

15.05.2020

The Soviet totalitarian regime, seeking to subdue and control, destroyed tens or even hundreds of thousands of its own civilians, regardless of age, gender, status, or profession. Very often whole families were subjected to total repression. In many cases, the fates of the wives or children of those repressed in Kyiv during 1937-1941 remain unclear. And those who survived passed on their pain and longing, as well as the memory of the Great Terror to their descendants, who now can be scattered around the world. In order to unite the families of the repressed, as well as to widespread information about Bykivnia burials outside Ukraine, in 2020 the Reserve launches for the first time an English-language version of our electronic project "Bykivnia Tragedy: Names from Nameless Graves". We hope that it will be useful to our foreign readers and partners, as well as to all who are interested in the history of Ukraine.

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Bykivnia Tragedy: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 2)

Bykivnia Tragedy: Names from Nameless Graves (Part 2)

14.05.2020

The Soviet totalitarian regime, seeking to subdue and control, destroyed tens or even hundreds of thousands of its own civilians, regardless of age, gender, status, or profession. Very often whole families were subjected to total repression. In many cases, the fates of the wives or children of those repressed in Kyiv during 1937-1941 remain unclear. And those who survived passed on their pain and longing, as well as the memory of the Great Terror to their descendants, who now can be scattered around the world. In order to unite the families of the repressed, as well as to widespread information about Bykivnia burials outside Ukraine, in 2020 the Reserve launches for the first time an English-language version of our electronic project "Bykivnia Tragedy: Names from Nameless Graves". We hope that it will be useful to our foreign readers and partners, as well as to all who are interested in the history of Ukraine.

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