Conference on victory of Khalkha River Battle held in YaroslavlSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ ‘Russia and Mongolia: historical periods’ international academic conference dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the victory of the Battle of Khalkha River was organized on May 16-18 in Yaroslavl, Russia.
First Secretaries of the Embassy of Mongolia in Russia A.Amarsaikhan and J.Bayarkhuu attended the conference. Mr. J.Bayarkhuu delivered opening remarks along with the First Vice-Rector of the Yaroslavl State University S.A.Kashenko, chairman of Regional duma of Yaroslavl A.D.Konstantinov and Metropolitan Panteleimon of Yaroslavl and Rostov.
Expressing gratitude for organizing the conference on the occasion of the 80th anniversary, First Secretary J.Bayarkhuu noted “The victory of the Battle of Khalkha River changed the ratio of political forces at that time, preventing the union of Japan with Nazi Germany and fight with the Soviet Union, thereby creating conditions for mobilization of military forces from Far East to Moscow in 1941. This particular military force played an important role in protecting the Soviet capital and the Red Army's counter-attack.” Further highlighting the significance of the event, he said that there are many historical events like the Khalkha River battle victory in the rich history of the countries.
About 200 scholars, professors and researchers of top Russian universities and institutions gathered at the conference, holding discussions on 65 presentations at the general and four sub-sessions.
First Secretaries of the Embassy of Mongolia in Russia A.Amarsaikhan and J.Bayarkhuu met with the Vice-Rector of the Yaroslavl State University named after P.G.Demidov S.A.Kashenko, Rector’s counselor, Vice-Rectors for education development and innovation infrastructure, exchanging views on the issues of mutual interest.