June 26th – 30th. International Conference about proprietary aspects of the Holocaust in Prague
The international conference took place in Prague and there took part more than 550 people from 49 countries. There participants were diplomats, directors of different Holocaust-museums in Europe and the USA and different historians.
The russian delegation amongst others consisted of the president of the Russian Holocaust-Fond, Alla Gerber, the co-chairman of the russian Holocaustcenter, Dr. Ilya Altman and the president of the international cultural cooparation, Michail Shvydkoj.
Michail Shvydkov talked in his lecture about the importance of the Sovjet Union during the second Worldwar and that this role is often forgotten in these days.
Dr. Ilya Altman said, that this is a reason, why the Holocaustcenter is working on an Encyclopedia about the Holocaust on the territory of the USSR.