On March 2, 2021, a meeting of the International Association of Historians and Archivists of the CIS Countries was held via videoconference

On March 2, 2021, a meeting of the International Association (Commission) of Historians and Archivists of the CIS Countries was held in the format of a videoconference. The event was attended by representatives of national history institutes and national archival services of seven countries.

Viktor Kurash, Director of the Archives and Records Management Department of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus, took part in the meeting as a member of the Belarusian representation.

The agenda included a wide range of issues related to the activities of the Association (preparation of a joint textbook on the history of the Great Patriotic War, organization of international summer schools for young historians, publication of a periodical, etc.). Considerable attention was paid to national plans for holding scientific events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of independence of the member states of the Association and the formation of the Commonwealth of Independent States.