Select language:

Exhibition dedicated to War Veterans opens at United Nations Headquarters

 / Главная / Russkiy Mir Foundation / News / Exhibition dedicated to War Veterans opens at United Nations Headquarters

Exhibition dedicated to War Veterans opens at United Nations Headquarters


08.05.2017

Mamaev Kurgan\pixabay.comFrom now on the visitors of United Nations Headquarters will not miss the Second World War exhibition. Stands with gripping photographs of WW2 sculptures and memorials from nine countries of the former Soviet Union are located in the UN entrance hall, TASS reports.

Among the images are breathtaking pictures of Mamaev Kurgan in Volgograd, Khatyn Memorial in Belorussia, Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen in Kazakhstan, and many others. There are also famous quotes made by historical figures, including 35th President of the United States John Kennedy.

During his opening ceremony speech the Secretary-General of United Nations António Guterres noted that the World War 2 was actually fighting “the dreadful ideology”. He expressed hope that it had been defeated forever. Guterres reminded that UN was created right after the end of WW2, and the main purpose of UN is to spare the future generations from new global wars.


Russkiy Mir

News by subject

Publications

What is the future of Russian language in Central Asia? This question is still open and the prospects are rather unclear. According to the 1989 census, 80% of the inhabitants of Soviet Union spoke Russian. In 2019, everything changed dramatically. More than half of residents throughout Central Asia (except Kazakhstan) do not speak Russian.
Tatiana Leskova is a great-granddaughter of Nikolai Leskov and the only direct descendant of the great Russian writer. A native of Paris, she has been living in Rio de Janeiro for over 70 years. Tatyana Leskova, an outstanding ballerina and choreographer, stood at the origins of South American ballet; and you can find names of Balanchine, Massine, Fokin, Baronova, Lepeshinskaya and other prominent figures of world ballet on the pages of her memoirs.