Int’l academic conference held on 75th anniversary of Victory in Liberation War

2020-09-04 13:39:50

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At the initiative of the Rossotrudnichestvo agency of Russia, ‘End of the Second World War: Mongolia’s role in Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation’ international academic conference was organized by the Defense Research Institute of the National Defense University and the General Intelligence Agency at the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Ulaanbaatar

The conference was attended by Deputy Minister of Defense B.Bayarmagnai, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Mongolia I.K.Azizov, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Mongolia Chai Wenrui, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces, Major General J.Badambazar, other officials, and Mongolian and Russian scholars.

Deputy Minister B.Bayarmagnai in his remarks at the event said, “Today is the day on which World War II that involved 61 countries and took away the lives of over 60 million people ended.  Many world countries therefore are honoring the 75th anniversary of the end of the war. We, as well, are marking the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Liberation War nationwide together with Russia”

Ambassador I.K.Azizov highlighted the contribution of Soviet and Mongolian soldiers’ successful operation to the end of World War II as well as the great importance of memorializing and promoting the achievement of the soldiers who brought the victory.

Over 20 leading scholars of Mongolia and Russia delivered presentations virtually and in person at the academic conference aimed at honoring the veterans who fought in the Liberation War, memorializing their honorable deed, promoting it to the younger generation, and encouraging patriotism in youth and children. Moreover, the presentations of over 40 Mongolian and Russian scholars including military historians and researchers will be compiled. The conference participants underlined that the military historians and researchers of the two countries touched upon numerous historical subjects that have not been discussed before.

Moreover, as part of the anniversary events, ‘The Value of Independence’ exhibition showcasing little-known archival facts and artifacts is being staged between September 1 and 9.