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Crimea to celebrate 100 years of Russian Exodus

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Crimea to celebrate 100 years of Russian Exodus


Photo credit: Dmitry Belyukin “White Russia. Exodus". 1992-1994 Canvas, oil

Crimean authorities have prepared celebrations dedicated to the centennial of the Russian Exodus, KrymInform reports. The centenary of the Civil War end to be celebrated in November 2020. In the autumn of 1920, the last ships of the Imperial Black Sea Fleet squadron left Crimea and Sevastopol with almost 150 thousand people on board. Now this event is called the Russian Exodus.

The reenactment of these historical events will be held in Yalta. Thematic lessons are organized for students of Crimean schools. Libraries and museums to open special exhibitions dedicated to the Russian Exodus. Documents related to this event will be submitted by the State Archive.

In addition, an international conference is scheduled to invite scientists, historians, and cultural figures. Tourist routes for historical and memorial sites associated with the Exodus will be prepared for the anniversary date.

According to the Minister of Culture of Crimea Arina Novoselskaya, it is important to create conditions for a comprehensive study of the tragedy of the fratricidal war in order to objectively and impartially remember all the participants in the events. There is no doubt, she is sure, that this is the only way to realize the value of unity and civic solidarity, to expand the ability of our society to peacefully resolve conflicts and contradictions.

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