Unveiling the Dark Chapters: Soviet Crimes Against Ukraine - Instytut Pileckiego


06.06.2023 (Tue) 19:00

Unveiling the Dark Chapters: Soviet Crimes Against Ukraine

Lecture "Unveiling the Dark Chapters: Soviet Crimes Against Ukraine." ,Prof. Yurii Shapoval

06.06, 19.00 | Pariser Platz 4A, 10117 Berlin | Registration: https://forms.gle/UCwKsRZxn8ZTTAd46

Join us on June 6th at 19:00 for an enlightening lecture titled "Unveiling the Dark Chapters: Soviet Crimes Against Ukraine." This captivating lecture will delve into the somber theme of Soviet crimes committed in Ukraine during the past century.

We are honored to welcome esteemed Ukrainian historian, Prof. Yurii Shapoval, as our guest speaker. Prof. Shapoval is a renowned expert in his field, holding impressive credentials such as a Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, and an Academician of prestigious institutions like the Ukrainian Academy of Political Sciences and the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School of Ukraine.

During the lecture, Prof. Shapoval will shed light on the often-overlooked chapters of Ukrainian history, specifically focusing on the grave crimes committed by the Soviet regime. Drawing from current experiences, including those from temporary Russia, he will emphasize the enduring relevance of the topic. The lecture will not only explore well-known instances of repression but also uncover unknown and forgotten pages of the communist regime's repressive policies in Ukraine.

Throughout the event, Prof. Shapoval will address pressing questions surrounding the specifics of the repressive actions in Ukraine, as well as the reasons behind the particular interest shown by Kremlin leaders. Additionally, he will examine the detrimental effects of using terror as a political instrument and emphasize the need to prevent special services from becoming weapons in the hands of politicians.

This lecture serves as a timely reminder of the atrocities endured by the people of Ukraine under Soviet rule. It provides us with an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the past and honor the memory of the victims who suffered as a result of political repression. Mark your calendars for June 6th at 19:00, as we come together to shed light on the dark chapters of Soviet crimes against Ukraine.