Archival documents on Mongolia-Soviet relations during World War II on display

Art & Culture
2020-11-06 12:10:29

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ An exhibition ‘Mongolia-Soviet relations and cooperation during the Second World War’ of archival documents opened on November 5 at the exhibition hall of the General Archival Authority.

The exhibition unveils around 150 historical documents, photographs, documentary films and items, which are being preserved in the state archives of Mongolia and the Russian Federation. 

The exhibits on display are grouped under themes ‘Assistance by the Mongolian people to the war front’, ‘Economic and cultural relations between Mongolia and Russia during the period of World War II’, ‘The end of the Second World War – Manchurian Operation or War of Liberation’ and ‘Public referendum for the country’s independence’. 

In the exhibition, visitors are able to see original and replicas of historical documents telling about then socio-economic situation of the Mongolian People’s Republic during the World War II as well as cultural and economic relations between Mongolia and Soviet Union. 

In March 1992, Prime Minister of Mongolia D.Byambasuren paid an official visit to the Russian Federation and signed Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Agreement on Cooperation in Archival Sector, and the first meeting was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in October of the same year.

The historical exhibition will be open to public until November 25. 

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