A Museum of Sheptytsky, a metropolitan of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, is opening in his family village Prylbychi (Yavoriv district, Lviv region) on July 29, the press service of Lviv Regional State Administration informs.
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Bone remains were found in the yard of the State Museum To the Victims of Occupational Regimes ‘Prison on Lontskoho Street’. The findings were revealed by searchers from Lviv utility ‘Dolya’ during an archeological exploration of the territory. They were digging a trench when they came across the bones, news agencies ‘ZIK’ and ‘Zaxid.net’ report.
A meeting with a well-known museology theoretician Zenoviy Mazuryk took place on June 17th, in a memorial museum ‘Prison on Lontskoho Street’. He talked about the First Congress of Museum Workers in Poland and an annual ІСОМ conference in Paris.
Professor of Indiana University (USA) Hiroaki Kuromiya delivered a lecture ‘An Enigma of Donbas: How Can We Understand the Past and the Present of This Region?’ on June, 16th in Lviv City Council. The scholar’s report opened a debate and lecture programme of ‘Doncult’ forum, which is going to last in Lviv till June 30th.
9 human remains were found during the construction of the Museum ‘Territory of Terror’ on Chornovola avenue, Lviv. Bone remains belong to inmatesof Lviv Transit Prison #25, which was operating here over 60 years ago.
Searchers continue to find the remains of inmates of Transit Prison #25. They work in the territory, which is situated nearby Topolna Street in Lviv. Three burial pits were shown to journalists on June 4th during the briefing dedicated to the 2nd stage of bone remains exhumation. There were 4-5 human remains in each of the pits. The search has just started this year.
UPA Courier ‘Motra’ Meets Lviv Polytechnic’s Students at the ‘Personality vs. Totalitarianism’ Exhibition Opening
Students, instructors and guests of Lviv Polytechnic National University can visit the exhibition ‘Personality vs. Totalitarianism’ from May 19th to June 1st. At the exhibition opening, a 90-years-old former UPA courier Hanna Ivanytska (‘Motrya’) met with students and told them about her life.
On the web-site of the National Guard of Ukraine there is the information that interior troops originated in the times of the Russian Empire. Our rulers should remember that ignorance of history does not release from responsibility. This is what the chief of Lviv branch of the NGO "Union of Officers of Ukraine" Petro Kostyuk was talking about at Lviv Press Club on May 12th during the discussion ‘De-sovietization of The Armed Forces of Ukraine. How to carry it out and how to view it?’.
On May 9th the ‘Territory of Terror’ museum organized the screening of a documentary ‘Chronicles of the UkrainianInsurgent Army, 1942-1954’. The event was dedicated to the Day of Remembranceand Reconciliation and the Day of Victory over the Nazism. Special guests attended the meeting in ‘Kopernik’ cinema – UPA warriors and political prisoners, their children and grandchildren, and also combatants who protect Ukraine from the aggressor in the East now.
‘Territory of Terror’ Museum Invites to Watch a Documentary ‘Chronicles of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, 1942-1954’
‘Territory of Terror’ memorial museum invites everyone interested in the topic to watch the documentary ‘Chronicles of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, 1942-1954’. This event is assembling special guests - participants of the national liberation movement. The meeting dedicated to the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation and the Day of Victory over the Nazism is being held in ‘Kopernik’ cinema on 9 Kopernyka Street. The event starts at 14:00. Entrance is free.
In “Territory of Terror” museum complex frames of barracks and the “Colonnade of Tyrants” are already constructed
“Territory of Terror” Memorial museum complex is in the process of construction. By the end of March, construction workers had laid the foundation of the “Wall of Memory”, set up frames of wooden barracks and the “Colonnade of Tyrants”.
On March 27th, the project of “Territory of Terror” memorial museum complex was presented in the Urban library. Director of the museum Taras Choliy, architect Ostap Hrom as well as designers, architects, historians and civil activists of the city participated in the discussion.
Recently, a new holiday was introduced in Ukraine – the Day of Memory and Reconciliation, it will be celebrated annually on May 8th. A corresponding degree of the President Petro Poroshenko #169/2015 “On activities connected with the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the victory over the Nazi regime in Europe and the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War” signed on March 24th, 2015, was published on the official web-site of the President.
An insurgent archive was accidentally found in a can in Koziv district, Ternopil region. Altogether there were 951 documents of the Security Service of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists, among them were obituary notices, protocols of interrogations, training materials, informational leaflets, etc. the majority of documents were issued in 1945-1949.
“Territory of Terror” museum told the stories about personalities of eight former political prisoners in an exhibition
The exhibition entitled “Personality vs. Totalitarianism” prepared by the “Territory of Terror” memorial museum was presented in the First Lviv Media Library. The stories of eight people from Galicia region who did not waver in the fight with the totalitarian system are shown through photos, biographies, documents and fragments of memories. The exhibition will be open to visitors until April 18th.