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Representatives of the Embassies of France and Poland honored the memory of those buried in Bykivnya

Representatives of the Embassies of France and Poland honored the memory of those buried in Bykivnya

23.12.2019

The Graves of Bykivnya Reserve was visited by the delegations of the French Embassy in Ukraine headed by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Ukraine Etienne de Ponsen and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Ukraine headed by Deputy Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Michal Guergon.

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Visit of the deputy of the European Parliament to Bykivnia

Visit of the deputy of the European Parliament to Bykivnia

31.10.2019

On October 31, 2019, the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Graves of Bykovnia" was visited by European Parliament deputy Anna Fotyga, accompanied by Deputy Military Attache of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Ukraine Major Mariush Sadovski and Deputy Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Ukraine Michal Gyergon.

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Historians from Korea and Germany are guests of the Reserve

Historians from Korea and Germany are guests of the Reserve

25.10.2019

October 23, 2019, the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Graves of Bykivnia " was attended by participants of the International Workshop "Conflicting Memories of War and Occupation".

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European historians visited Bykivnia

European historians visited Bykivnia

10.09.2019

On September 9, 2019, a group of historians from Germany, the USA, the Netherlands and Ukraine visited the National Historical and Memorial Reserve Graves of Bykivnia. The group was accompanied by a Ukrainian historian, doctor of historical sciences, head of the department of modern history and politics of the Institute of History of Ukraine of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Georgy Kasyanov.

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XIX International Katyn Race in Bykivnia

XIX International Katyn Race in Bykivnia

19.08.2019

On August 16, 2019, on the territory of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve Graves of Bykivnya the participants of the XIX International Katyn Rally honored the memory of the Poles and other victims of the communist regime buried in the Forest of Bykivnya. This year the event was attended by representatives of the public organization Rajd Katyński (Katyn Motorbike Race), representing different cities of Poland, as well as Polish cultural and educational societies in Kiev and Ukraine.

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"Bloodied Field". Opening of the photo exhibition

06.08.2019

On August 5, 2019, on the territory of theNational Historical and Memorial Reserve Graves of Bykivnia, the ceremonial opening of the exhibition dedicated to repressed peasants was held.

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Sharing museum experience with the National Museum

Sharing museum experience with the National Museum "Holodomor Victims Memorial"

26.06.2019

On June 25, 2019, employees of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Graves of Bykivnia" met with colleagues from the National Museum "Holodomor Victims Memorial".

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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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Exhibition

Exhibition "Crossing Kyiv Styx" in Kyiv Cyti State Administration

16.05.2019

The exhibition is a joint project of the Bykivnia Graves National Historical and Memorial Preserve and the Konstantin Ypsilanti Kyiv City Society of Greeks. The exhibition tells about the fate of the Kyiv Greeks, who were shot as a result of the “Greek operation” - mass repressions against representatives of the Greek community in all republics of the USSR. The event was attended by employees of the reserve and employees of the KCSA, representatives of Greek cultural societies, journalists, and the public.

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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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