- KOSTANAY REGION
- PASSPORT OF THE REGION
In the city Victory park the meeting devoted to the Day of remembrance of the victims of political repressions with participation of the head of the region ArkhimedMukhambetov has taken place. Representatives of different generations have taken participation in the event.
"Holding up as an example mournful lessons of the past, we shouldn't allow repetition of similar scenarios and go on the way of evolutionary development. A strong basis for this purpose is the article of the President NursultanNazarbayev "A prospection: modernization of public consciousness". Within implementation of the article a lot of work on strengthening of national historical unity is carried out today", - A. Mukhambetov has noted.
The Day of remembrance of the victims of political repressions can be considered as one of the most significant in the life of majority ofKazakhstanis. Memorial, according to the decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan of April 5, 1997, is celebrated annually on May 31. It is day of remembrance of the representatives of the intellectuals, their wives and children who have innocently died during an Stalin’sregime.
During the period from 1921 to 1954 in Kazakhstan 100 thousand people have been convicted, the capital punishment - execution has been applied to 25 thousand from them.
For the 1930-1940th years also mass deportations to Kazakhstan of the wholenationalities were taking place.
In the end of the meeting, after a moment of silence in memory of the dead, the flowers have been laid at the Memorial to the victims of political repressions and Famine-Genocide.