MANGYSTAU REGION ORGANIZED AN EVENT DEDICATED TO REMEMBRANCE DAY OF POLITICAL REPRESSION AND FAMINE VICTIMS

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Assembly of People of Kazakhstan of Mangystau region with the support of Mayor’s Office of Karakiyansky district within the framework of the annual international project "Tarikhtan Tagylym – otkenge tagzym" – "Memory for future" held an action in the village of Kuryk called "Tarih qasireti" dedicated to Remembrance Day of Victims of Political Repressions and Famine. 

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An excursion to the Oil Museum was organized for the participants of the action. Then a rally in memory of the victims of political repressions took place at the memorial complex "Qasiret". It should be reminded, for the first time in 2010, the annual international project of Assembly of People of Kazakhstan "Tarikhtan tagylym - otkenge tagzym" - "Memory for future", devoted to Remembrance Day of political repression and famine victims was started in Astana. Then for the first time events within the limits of the given project have been organized by APK at support of the Interstate fund of humanitarian cooperation of the states – participants of the CIS and museum-memorial complex "ALZHIR".

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Within the framework of the events that took place then with the descendants of the deported and repressed from 12 states the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met. In the same year the first forum of historians of the CIS countries "From history to the present" took place, which was attended by more than 300 domestic and foreign historians.

As a result of the meeting, Astana Charter on the development of common approaches to the study of historical heritage was adopted. Remembrance Day of political repression and famine victims has huge value for Kazakhstan.