The total losses (including the wounded) amounted to 1 million 160 thousand people

The exposition is conceived as a quest – visitors will be able to look through the books they like and listen to the voice accompaniment with the help of an audio guide. In addition, the organizers prepare thematic programs and master classes. 

In the Tver region, a solemn ceremony of opening the foundation stone took place at the site of the future Rzhev memorial to the Soviet Soldier, the Russian Military Historical Society reports. 

“In 2020 we will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Here on this land 75 years ago the Battle of Rzhev ended, which largely determined the entire further course of the Great Patriotic War. And every year fewer and fewer participants and eyewitnesses of those terrible events remain alive. All the more important is our memory of the Battle of Rzhev. And the Rzhevsky monument to the Soviet soldier should be a symbol of the inviolability of our national memory, ”said RVIO executive director Alexander Barkov at the ceremony.

Secretary of State of the Union State Grigory Rapota expressed hope that the monument at this place would be unveiled soon.

“We all know that the war is not over until the last soldier is buried. Now the search engines are doing a lot of work together with the Ministry of Defense, with the local authorities to find a huge number of Soviet soldiers who remained on the battlefields … The countdown of the creation of the monument has begun – and that solemn day will come when we will all open it together, ”Rapota said. 

An initiative group of World War II veterans made a proposal to perpetuate the memory of the soldiers who fell near Rzhev. The idea was supported by the leaders of hero essay the Union State, as well as by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Russian Military Historical Society (RVIO). The memorial is planned to be created in 2020 (to the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory) near the village of Khoroshevo, Rzhevsky district, Tver region. It is assumed that the memorial will be visible from the M9 Moscow-Riga federal highway, along which thousands of cars pass daily.

As a result of an open international creative competition held by the Russian Military-Historical Society in May 2018, a project by sculptor Andrey Korobtsov and architect Andrey Fomin was selected. 

In 1942 – 1943. in offensive and defensive operations in the area of ​​the Rzhev-Vyazemsky ledge, Soviet troops lost about 400 thousand people killed, missing and captured. The total losses (including the wounded) amounted to 1 million 160 thousand people.

The battles were of great importance for the Red Army to achieve a radical turning point in the Great Patriotic War and ended with the victory of the Soviet troops. In 2007, Rzhev was given the honorary name “City of Military Glory”.

On November 10, the State Historical Museum will host a lecture titled “The First World War in Russian History: A Look Through the Century”, according to the Russian Military Historical Society. 

The next lecture from the project “Historical Saturdays” will be delivered by Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of Ryazan State University Igor Grebenkin. 

The joint project of the Russian Military Historical Society, the Military History Museum of the RVIO and the State Historical Museum “Historical Saturdays” was launched in February 2016. 

The project is being implemented with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Russian Historical Society. World-renowned scientists are invited to participate in the project, whose performances are attended by students, postgraduates, scientists and representatives of various professions.

The ceremony of awarding the laureates and the conference of the winners of the V All-Russian competition of young scientists in the field of arts and culture will be held on November 16 in St. Petersburg, the press service of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation reports.

The event will take place at the St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture as part of the VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum.  

The jury of the competition compiled a list of 28 best works out of 100 submitted studies in 10 nominations. Among the nominations “Film, TV and other screen arts”, “Musical art”, “Literary criticism”, “Theater, choreographic and circus art”, “Fine and decorative arts”, “Architecture and design”, “Museology , Conservation and Restoration of Historical and Cultural Objects “,” Theory and History of Art and Culture “,” Social and Cultural Activities “,” Library and Information Activities “. 

The winners of the competition were students of the St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture, the Ural State University of Architecture and Art, the Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University named after Kozma Minin, the Kemerovo State Institute of Culture, Yelets State University named after I.A. Bunin, North Caucasus University and All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography named after S.A. Gerasimov. 

Among the topics of research works – “Museification of objects of medieval fortification”, “Electronic guides in the structure of information bibliographic resources”, “Poetics of memory in the landscape of Russian symbolism of the late XIX – early XX centuries”, “Texts” and “subtexts” in Russian choral music “, “Development of adapted brush painting technology”, “Technology for staging and conducting cultural and leisure programs aimed at the patriotic education of youth.” 

The competition for young scientists was established by the Ministry of Culture of Russia in 2014 and became the first major project in 20 years aimed at supporting young researchers in the field of culture and arts. It is held with the aim of preserving and developing the art education system in the Russian Federation, identifying and supporting talented young researchers, promoting the professional growth of young scientists, and popularizing their scientific achievements.

In the Tver region, on November 12, the opening of the foundation stone will take place at the site of the Rzhevsky memorial to the Soviet Soldier, according to the Russian Military Historical Society. 

The ceremony will be attended by State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Rapota, Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Russian Military Historical Society Vladimir Medinsky, Governor of the Tver Region Igor Rudenya, Director of the Victory Museum Alexander Shkolnik.

An initiative group of World War II veterans made a proposal to perpetuate the memory of the soldiers who fell near Rzhev. The idea was supported by the leaders of the Union State, as well as by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Russian Military Historical Society (RVIO). The memorial is planned to be created in 2020 (to the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory) near the village of Khoroshevo, Rzhevsky district, Tver region. It is assumed that the memorial will be visible from the federal highway M9 “Moscow-Riga”, along which thousands of cars pass every day.

As a result of an open international creative competition held by the Russian Military-Historical Society in May 2018, a project by sculptor Andrey Korobtsov and architect Andrey Fomin was selected. 

In 1942 – 1943. in offensive and defensive operations in the area of ​​the Rzhev-Vyazemsky ledge, Soviet troops lost about 400 thousand people killed, missing and captured. The total losses (including the wounded) amounted to 1 million 160 thousand people.

The battles were of great importance for the Red Army to achieve a radical turning point in the Great Patriotic War and ended with the victory of the Soviet troops. In 2007, Rzhev was given the honorary name “City of Military Glory”.

The Moskino cinema chain includes 13 city cinemas, said Moskino CEO Svetlana Maksimchenko.

She stated this at a press conference dedicated to the implementation of the project of free summer open-air cinemas in Moscow.

“We understand that it is more pleasant to watch movies outdoors in summer. These are 30 screens in Moscow, ”Maksimchenko said. 

According to her, the sessions will be held on weekdays from 11 to 22 and on weekends from 10 to 22. 

“Each cinema has a capacity of 200 people. A program for viewers of all ages. There will be pictures that arouse the greatest interest among viewers. On September 8-9 there will be a preview of the film “Temporary Difficulties”, Maksimchenko said. 

Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Housing and Utilities and Improvement Petr Biryukov said that the improvement of the entrance to Gorky Park from Leninsky Prospekt was completed by 40%, according to the Moscow City News Agency. 

“In general, 40% of the work has been completed to create a pedestrian boulevard at the site of the historical passage from Leninsky Prospekt to Gorky Park. The specialists of the Moscow city economy complex have completed all the preparatory work, and the dismantling of the buildings located on the territory, asphalt concrete pavement and side stone has also been completed. Drainage works are 85% complete. Currently, the laying of cable ducts for outdoor lighting is underway. Excavation work and pipe laying are almost 35% complete, ”Biryukov said. 

The deputy mayor added that the installation of a granite side stone, paving of sidewalks and a fire passage with granite slabs is being carried out.

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