26. March / Meeting
with the International Tracing Service
On 26th March a meeting and discussion in the German town Bad Arolsen in the famous red cross archives between Ilya Altman and the director of the organisation and the head of research and education programmes Jean-L. Blondel and Dr. Susan Urba took place. Furthermore, talks were held with members of the Archivs, the Public Relations sector and the chief curator of the Museum of the Holocaust and Jewish heritage Natalia Anissina. Both sides exchanged information on possible cooperation between the German and Russian archives and discussed possible investment in joint projects. The Russian visitors were shown a unique archive (including the registration cards for prisoners of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp).