International Information Agency "Russia Today" presents the Project "Immortal Memory: Monuments and Memorials"

13/11/2021 00:01

On November 12, the International Project "Immortal Memory: Monuments and Memorials", supported by the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, was presented at the Russia Today IIA at an online conference.

The conference was moderated by Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, President of the Eurasian Academy of Television and Radio Valery Ruzin (Russia). He said that as part of the project a website and a register of military memorial objects of the countries of the anti-Hitler coalition will be created for the first time. It will serve as the basis for the formation of a single register of memorial objects in Europe.

The conference was attended by:

  • Dmitry Polikanov, Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Russia);
  • Yuriyus Traksyalis, Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, Director of the Military Heritage Institute public organization (Vilnius, Lithuania);
  • Ivan Agatiy, Head of the Department of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly for the preservation of historical memory;
  • Julia Egger, Head of the Research Center "Memory" (Vienna, Austria);
  • Stanka Shopova, Chairman of the Foundation for Sustainable Development of Bulgaria (Bulgaria);
  • Iskra Baev, Professor of the Faculty of History, St. Clement of Ohrid Sofia University (Sofia, Bulgaria);.
  • Peter Stranchevski, Rear Admiral of the Reserve, Chairman of the Club of Military Seamen of the Union of Officers and Sergeants of the Reserve and Reserve of Bulgaria (Sofia, Bulgaria);
  • Irina Yakimova, Research Fellow, Section “History of Bulgaria after World War II,” at the Institute of Historical Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Sofia, Bulgaria);
  • Petre Ignatencu, President of the Romanian-Russian Friendship Association (Bucharest, Romania);
  • Natalia Balanova,  member of the Coordinating Council of Compatriots in Slovakia, member of the Commission on National Minorities under the Government of the Slovak Republic, coordinator of the action "Immortal Regiment - Slovakia", Chairman of the public organization "Russian Association "Berega" (Slovakia);
  • Heinrich Tomas, Chairman of the Military History Club of the Czechoslovak People's Army, employee of the Military History Museum (Slovakia);
  • Janez Ujčić, Director of the International Research Center of World War II in Maribor, Director of the Museum of the Nazi camp of Soviet prisoners of war “Stalag XVIII D” in Maribor (Maribor, Slovenia);
  • Aleksandra Berberich-Slana, Director of the Museum of National Liberation of Maribor, representative of the Union of Organizations of Fighters for the Values ​​of the People's Liberation Fight of the Republic of Slovenia (Slovenia);
  • professor of KazNU named after Al-Farabi, Chairman of the International Association of Descendants of Panfilovites and their friends Leyla Akhmetova (Kazakhstan);
  • Galina Smirnova, Head of the Foundation of the Fallen Soviet Soldiers in East Prussia "Memory" (Russia);
  • Viktor Gushchin, Director of the Baltic Center for Historical and Socio-Political Research (Latvia);
  • Natalia Zavirokhina, Chairman of the Society of Compatriots and Friends of Russia “Mir Kragujevac”, coordinator of the procession “Immortal Regiment” in the city of Kragujevac (Serbia),;
  • Natalya Bodrova, Deputy Head of the Department for the Preservation of the Historical Heritage of the Second World War and Local Conflicts of the International Congress of the Commonwealth of the World, (Russia).

Video recording of the online conference - follow the link.