the World should honor the memory of Soviet soldiers who stopped the plague of Nazism.
this statement was made by Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia, opening the exhibition, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
the exhibition contains photos and documents from museums of Russia and Israel. The ceremony was attended by the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres.
He noted that the General Assembly will gather to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust. And Vasily Nebenzia said that was a crucial now is the question of the preservation of historical memory. Recalled that during world war II killed 27 million Soviet citizens.
“of Course, the historical memory you need to store. It is us – the Russian citizens and citizens of the Soviet Union – entered into the DNA along with the great Patriotic war. And, of course, those attempts to rewrite history that we see today, attempts to give the characters behind the invaders and the collaborators for the characters, are absolutely unacceptable. Today’s event, which will take place on 27 January in Genassamblee the UN, is intended to remind the world of heroes and villains.”