CRIMEAN TATAR GENOCIDE VICTIMS MEMORIAL DAY

CRIMEAN TATAR GENOCIDE VICTIMS MEMORIAL DAY

May 18, 1944 the operation of the deportation of Crimean Tatars started. This day honors the victims of that crime (during the main wave of deportations on May 18-20, 180,014 people were deported).

May 18, 2017 ONAT n.a. O.S. Popov library staff organized a thematic book exhibition called “18 May 1944 – a tragic date in the history of the Crimean Tatar people.” In addition to this, students held educational lecture-discussion on “The fight to return home. The integration in democratic Ukraine” to commemorate the victims of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people.