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International contest of scripts about the holocaust: First results

20 of November
According to provisional estimates, more than 1500 people took part in the 16th International Contest „Holocaust remembrance – The path to tolerance“. About 600 pieces of work by teachers and students from 7 countries arrived in the Russian Holocaust Center: From Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine. Our representatives from the Republics of Buryatia (34 submissions) and Mordovia (29 submissions), the regions Stavropol (73 submissions) and Chabarovsk (6) and the districts Vologda (144), Vladimir (35), Pskov (65), Kemerovo (95), Kirov (16), Tomsk (27), Tver (12) and Chelyabinsk (152) reported the 10 regional contests, that have received about 700 scripts. In the Jewish Autonomous District as well as the districts Belgorod, Kostroma, Saratov, Rostov and Tambov, the results will be announced until the end of November.
Citizens from more than 40 different regions of Russian Federation participated in the contest. From following regions, in addition to those named above: The Republics of Kalmykia, Karelia, Crimea, Tatarstan, Udmurtia and Chakassia; the regions Altai, Zabaykalsky, Kamchatka, Krasnodar and Primorsky and the districts Archangelsk, Voronezh, Bryansk, Irkutsk, Novgorod, Leningrad, Moscow, Perm and Kaluga as well as the Cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
The count of the submissions is still in process. The end results will be published on our website on the 27th of November. All participants will receive a certificate and the winners will be invited to Moscow where they will be given a special certificate and other precious prizes.

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