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Astana hosts International Victory Forum
International Victory Forum titled Great Victory through Unity: Courage of the Front and Fortitude of the Rear started its work in Astana, TASS informs. Forum organizers invited the state authorities from Kazakhstan and Russia, scientists, historians, experts, creative workers from the CIS and Baltic countries as well as public activists and representatives of the veteran organizations.
Vladimir Putin, in his turn, has underlined that traditional forums organized right before the Victory Day are important consolidating events for the countries. He has been satisfied that the geography of the forums is extending and organizers are taking efforts to preserve the historical truth about WWII to pass it to generations to come.
International forums have been conducted since 2010. They are called for keeping memory of WW2 historical event that unites the peoples of the former Soviet Union. Last year, the forum took place in Minsk.