Employees of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine have taken part in the international seminar

June 2, 2015
Seminar’s motto is “Comprehending the Totalitarian Past – Defending a Democratic Future”

The Holodomor Ukrainian Research Center, Institute of History of Ukraine – National Academy of Science of Ukraine, “Ukrainian Jewish Initiative” under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Defence Ministry of Ukraine have held the international open seminar “The seduction of propaganda and mass violence in Ukraine in the 20th – beginning of the 21st centuries”. The event has held during two days in Ukrainian House on European Square in Kyiv.

The leading scientists of Ukraine, USA, Canada, Great Britain, Italy and Israel, public figures, famous Ukrainian journalists and the cadets of military educational institutions of Ukraine have participated in the seminar.

For the first time in the history of independent Ukraine will be debated over complex issues related to the mechanisms, impact and consequences of propaganda disseminated by totalitarian imperial regimes, the provoking and legitimization of Holodomor, deportation of the Crimean Tatars, and Holocaust.

According to the seminar’s results, it is planned to prepare the materials for international wide spreading of the issues concerning the condemnation of totalitarian regimes of the past and the present, their ideology and propaganda.