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Сoncept of Holocaust Memorial Babi Yar to be presented in November
22:59, 19 October 2017
Сoncept of Holocaust Memorial Babi Yar to be presented in November

According to the Kyiv mayor, the main task is to convey information about the tragedy in Ukraine and to preserve the memory of it

22:59, 19 October 2017

Kyiv City State Administration

The concept of the project of Babi Yar Memorial will be presented in Kyiv in November 2017. This was stated by the member of the Supervisory Board of the project Natan Sharansky on Thursday at a press conference, the press service of Kyiv administration reports.

"We agreed on the borders of the site where the complex will be located and discussed the directions of the museum's activity, which should be both a center and a memorial, historical and research center. In November we present its concept in Kyiv, "he said.

In addition, Natan Sharansky, Vitali Klitschko noted that the Memorial Holocaust Center Babi Yar in Kyiv should be built at the same level as Yad Vashem in Jerusalem and the Holocaust Memorial in Washington.

Related: Holocaust Memorial center to be created at Babi Yar, - Poroshenko

As it was reported earlier a 5-minute documentary was created based on the rare videos and archive photos about dreadful mass killings in Babi Yar in Kyiv back in 1941. The film presents memories of those witnesses, who survived in a terrible tragedy. It is them, who are insisting on creating a memorial spot in Kyiv – Memory Holocaust center of victims of Babi Yar and Holocaust on the territory of Ukraine.

Related: Parliamentary hearing timed to Babi Yar’s 75th anniversary underway in Kyiv

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