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The Russian State Library opened a historical documentary exhibition "The Fate of the Biro-Bidjan Project"

On June 11, at the Center for Oriental Literature of the Russian State Library opened a historical and documentary exhibition "The fate of the Biro-Bijan project", timed to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Jewish Autonomous Region. This is the first such event in the capital in the entire history of the Jewish autonomy.

Governor of the Jewish Autonomous Region Alexander Vinnikov noted that “the organization of the exhibition showed that there are a lot of people who are not indifferent to the history of the region and its further fate. Representatives of scientific circles, public organizations are now professionally engaged in studying the history of the creation and development of the Jewish Autonomous Region, Jewish resettlement to the Far East . Biro-Bijan project took place. "

The exhibition presents unique historical materials from the private archives of Moscow ethnographer Yefim Ulitsky, rare archival documents reflecting the organization of Jewish relocation to the Far East, materials from the history of administrativeterritorial division of the JAR, about the life of the region in the war and post-war periods, political repression, as well as modern materials on the development of the economy and culture of the region.

The exhibition runs until June 20.

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