75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Republic of Belarus

Photography exhibition dedicated to Belarussian liberation after WWII at the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin

July 05th, 2019
Valeriya Kharchenko, News from Berlin
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On June 26, 2019, the photo exhibition “Belarus Remembers. 75 Moments of War” by the Belarussian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) was officially opened at the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin. The exhibition, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Republic of Belarus during the Second World War, will be held until July 12, 2019.

The Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin celebrated opening of the photography exhibition “Belarus Erinnert Sich. 75 Momente Des Krieges” (eng: “Belarus Remembers. 75 Moments of War”) on June 26, 2019. The Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus in the Federal Republic of Germany Denis Sidorenko and BelTA General Director Iryna Akulovich addressed the public with welcoming speeches, in which they emphasized an extraordinary importance of this event for the Belarusian people as well as for the development of modern Belarus. Minsk, the capital of Belarus, was liberated from the Wehrmacht on July 3, 1944, and nowadays, this day is known as Independence Day.

During the event, the former prisoner of the Minsk ghetto Tatiana Vseljubskaya received the anniversary medal «75 years of liberation of Belarus from the Nazi invaders».

Opening of the exhibition at the Russian House of Science and Culture was followed by a presentation of a famous war drama Come and See (1985) by of Elem Klimov. The film, based on the 1978 book I Am from the Fiery Village of the Belarusian writer Ales Adamovich, is dedicated to the tragic events of the Great Patriotic War in Belarus. Come and See has been highly appraised and ranked as one of the greatest war films of all time.


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