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18 May a Requiem night, organized by the Ministry of culture of Ukraine with the information support from the Ministry of information policy of Ukraine, will be held.

18 May a Requiem night, organized by the Ministry of information policy of Ukraine and the Ministry of culture of Ukraine dedicated to the Day of Remembrance for the victims of the Crimean Tatar genocide will be held.

The visit of the first persons of the State is envisaged.

Venue: National Opera of Ukraine, 50, Volodymyrska street

Start at 16:00 (please arrive an hour before the event starts).

You need to have an identity document.

For media accreditation, contact the telephone +38 (044) 256-73-01, +38 (050) 334-88-52 or at kazdobina@mip.gov.ua

Accreditation deadline: 20:00 17 May

On 18 May 1944, the Crimean Tatars were deported by the decision of the USSR State Defence Committee from the Crimea to Uzbekistan and neighboring regions of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and some regions of the RSFSR. A total of 238 500 Crimean Tatars were evicted, without regard to demobilized military. Deportation killed 46% of the Crimean Tatar population, of whom half were children under the age of 18. In Ukraine, the deportation of the Crimean people was recognized as genocide.

 


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