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The library discussed the importance of historical memory

The library discussed the importance of historical memory
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The National Library of Belarus hosted a round table “Historical memory. Political Figures of the 20th Century in Literature” on February 18.

The event was held within the framework of the 18th Minsk International Book Fair and was timed to coincide with the publication of a number of books about famous personalities of the country in the publishing house “Petrus Brovka Belarusian Encyclopedia”.

One of them was presented at the round table, the book by  Natalya Golubeva, the Belarusian writer, screenwriter, PhD in history, board member of the Writers 'Union of Russia and Belarus, member of the Writers' Union of Belarus, “Nadezhda Grekova. Mikhail Malinin. Time to remember”.

The publication is based on documentary materials and is dedicated to Nadezhda Grekova, the first chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the BSSR, the only woman in the political history of the Soviet Union, and her husband, Mikhail Malinin, an outstanding military leader, general of the army. The book tells about the life and achievements of two extraordinarily talented people through the prism of time, global tragic events, political processes, a story about how strong personalities influence the transformation of the world.

The publication reminds readers of the unique, ambiguous history of the USSR and the people who created it, laying the foundation for the development of already sovereign states.

The round table participants, scientists, archivists, writers, discussed a wide range of issues: the role of women in politics, preservation of historical memory through scientific research and literary works, military-patriotic education, etc.

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