The first issue of the multimedia edition Partisan Archives (in Russian: Партизанский архив) has been presented in the library.
The documentary publication Operational and Intelligence Reports of the Belarusian Headquarters of the Partisan Movement: 1944 (in Russian: Оперативные и разведывательные сводки Белорусского штаба партизанского движения: 1944 год) is the first in the series. The electronic copies of archival documents reveal the main events of the partisan war in Belarus. Most of materials are published for the first time.
The event was attended by director of the National Library of Belarus Roman Motulsky, director of the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus Andrei Demyanyuk, reviewer of the publication Anatoly Sharkov, deputy head of the Publication Department of the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus Svyatoslav Kulinok.
The presentation ended with an award ceremony. Head of the Information Department, press secretary of the Ideology Department of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus, Colonel Vladimir Makarov presented anniversary medals "75 Years of the Liberation of Belarus from Nazi Invaders" to the project participants. Director of the National Library Roman Motulsky, his deputy for science and publishing Alexander Susha and the representative of the National Archives, Svyatoslav Kulinok, received awards.
Soloist of the Academic Song and Dance Ensemble of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus, Honored Artist of the Republic of Belarus Leonid Nekrashevich performed for the event’s guests.
The Partisan Archives project has been initiated by the National Library of Belarus and the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus from Nazi invaders. Archival documents about the partisan movement in 1942 and 1943 will be published next year.
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