On September 3, the international videoconference “Our Common Victory” was held, organized by the Union of Citizens and Organizations for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Heritage “International Union “Heirs of Victory ”, the World Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots and the “Russian World” Foundation.
With the assistance of the DPR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the event was attended by veterans of the Great Patriotic War, residents of the Donetsk People's Republic Viktor Ivanovich Kazachkov and Valentina Mitrofanovna Bolshakova.
Representatives of many foreign countries also took part in the videoconference dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory over fascism: Sweden, South Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and other states.
During the event, participants discussed the importance of preserving and transmitting to future generations true, reliable information about what happened in 1941-1945. Particular attention was paid to the speeches of Viktor Ivanovich and Valentina Mitrofanovna, as people who had to face not only the hardships of the Great Patriotic War, but also the current conflict in Donbass.
At the end of the videoconference, its participants expressed their desire to continue activities to preserve historical memory and cultural heritage, as well as to establish friendship and mutual understanding between countries and peoples.