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International project "Immortal Memory" presented in Moscow

25.02.2021 112 просмотров

The press center of the Rossiya Segodnya media group at 4 Zubovsky Street hosted a round table in the format of a video bridge on the topic "Nazi genocide: new documents and materials."

It brought together participants from Russia, Latvia, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan — speakers of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly and experts of the RIA Novosti multimedia project "Nuremberg. The Beginning of the World".

The key topic of discussion was the presentation of the Assembly's international project "Immortal Memory", the task of which is to identify and digitize the entire array of data from foreign archives, testifying to the crimes of the Nazis against Soviet citizens. The project will also include materials made public after the Nuremberg Tribunal, which was the first in history to recognize aggression as the gravest criminal offense and made public the crimes of the Nazis against peace and humanity.

Andrey Belyaninov, Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly: "To preserve the historical The work of the International Organizing Committee of the "Immortal Memory" project on the preservation of the historically valuable heritage of the Great Patriotic War and World War II simultaneously meets the interests of Russia and all countries - winners and allies. The demand for such a public structure is becoming even more obvious, given the unprecedented anti-Russian propaganda campaign unleashed in recent years, it has become much more difficult to organize and conduct events around the world related to the remembrance of even such unequivocal in their ideological content zhaniyu events like the defeat of fascism by the Soviet Union and the countries of the anti-Hitler coalition. The most important task of the International Organizing Committee of the "Immortal Memory" project is the creation of a common electronic bank of documents on Nazi crimes, as well as the creation of a single file cabinet of Nazis and their accomplices who committed crimes against peace and humanity. This worthy scientific and organizational task falls to the lot of our generation. Its implementation will contribute to the restoration of historical justice and will become a reliable barrier to those who are trying to rewrite history, rehabilitate Nazism and denigrate the great victory of the Soviet people and all countries and peoples - the victors of Nazism.

A transmedia historical project was also presented at the round table RIA Novosti Nuremberg. The Beginning of the World", which started in the year of the 75th anniversary of the main trial of the 20th century. As part of it, materials on the Nuremberg Tribunal are published daily in Russian, German, French and English on the portal and social networks.

The project presents its readers with unique archival and museum evidence, photographs, drawings, newsreel, which will make it possible to experience the process day by day.The project is based on first-person testimonies received by the creators from Russian and foreign currents, performances.The project will also include a unique VR-reconstruction based on the stories of the main defendants of the tribunal.

"The issue of documents revealing the crimes of Nazism is one of the key issues for the project. We spend a lot of time in archives, working with published materials - photo, video, sound, typescript. Document is always at the center of our publications. These testimonies are so powerful that sometimes even our hardened colleagues experience emotional difficulties in working on a topic. Therefore, we pay great attention to this important work on the search and digitization of documents related to crimes against the civilian population of the USSR - this layer of historical memory has yet to be studied," said the project manager, journalist and writer Natalia Osipova.

The participants of the round table agreed to publish selected materials of the "Immortal Memory" project about Nazi crimes against Soviet citizens on the portal.

The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly is an international non-governmental organization aimed at creating a social integration model in the name of peace and harmony through the development of multilateral cooperation and public (people's) diplomacy in the Eurasian space.Now it brings together representatives of more than 43 countries.The Assembly has concluded 107 partnership agreements in the field of culture, entrepreneurship, development of integration ties between the peoples of Eurasia and public diplomacy.

Proe kt "Nuremberg. The Beginning of the World" is held with the support of general information partners: TV channels "Russia 24" and "Moscow 24", the Internet portal "", the radio station "Vesti FM", the website of "Komsomolskaya Pravda". The information partners of the project are: the radio station "Mayak" ", radio station "Radio of Russia", Internet cinema tvzavr, State Historical Museum, Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center.

The project was created with the participation of the Multimedia Art Museum and will be supported by the Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, the Russian State Library, Pobeda, the Central Museum of the Armed Forces, the Russian Archive, as well as the State Film Fund, the Gorky Moscow Art Theater and the Pravda newspaper.

RIA Novosti is Russia's leading news agency and news site, part of the Rossiya Segodnya media group. RIA Novosti covers more than 100 cities around the world and is the most quoted media on social networks with over six million users on daily. The total audience of RIA Novosti on social networks Facebook, Twitter, VKontakte, Odnoklassniki, Instagram and YouTube exceeds nine and a half million subscribers.

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