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In accordance with the instructions of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov, on the intensification of military-historical work in the Navy, naval sailors of the structural units of the Main Command of the Navy and cadets of the naval educational institutions of St. Petersburg will get acquainted with the video materials of the Presidential Library about the Great Patriotic War.

On the portal of the Presidential Library, on the eve of the Day of Remembrance and Sorrow, films, lectures and excursions prepared by the Presidential Library, as well as the leading film studios of the country, are broadcast.

Thus, the screening of the film “Moscow – Berlin. Tomorrow – War ”on the eve of the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War will allow you to immerse yourself in the pre-war atmosphere that reigned in the USSR and Germany, which were on the verge of the largest catastrophe of the 20th century.

The video film “One Victory for All” is about the invaluable contribution to the victory in the Great Patriotic War of all sixteen socialist republics that were part of the USSR, about the united struggle of peoples against fascism; photographs of monuments, military memorial cemeteries, obelisks dedicated to the Victory are shown.

The film “With Prayer for the Fallen” tells about the memorial church of the holy martyrs Adrian and Natalia, which is dedicated to those who died and disappeared during the defense of Leningrad from the German invaders. The parish of the church is actively involved in perpetuating the memory of the fallen defenders of Leningrad: the Museum of Military Glory “DOT” has been created, a memorial park has been laid out around the church. The film also touches on the moral aspects. So, the rector of the church, Archpriest Mikhail Strelnikov, expresses his opinion: what is the meaning of losses and why terrible wars occur.

The documentary “Library Front 1941-1945”, created by the Presidential Library in cooperation with the Library Assembly of Eurasia, is dedicated to the contribution of the USSR libraries to the victory over fascism. The film shows the activities of republican libraries (currently – national libraries of the CIS countries) in the period from 1941 to 1945 in the occupied territories, on the front line, in the rear. The documentary basis of the film was made up of diaries, letters, telegrams, memoirs of eyewitnesses and participants who worked in libraries in 1941-1945.

The webinar of the Presidential Library “June 22 – Day of Remembrance and Sorrow” will provide an overview of materials from the Presidential Library fund – historical research, periodicals, archival documents, texts of poems and songs, as well as visual materials: maps, postcards and photographs dedicated to the Great Patriotic War. war. Particular attention is paid to materials about the defense and blockade of Leningrad.

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