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13 December 2010
Uladzimir Karatkevich page has been added to the Famous People section to mark the 80th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Belarusian writer, poet, playwright, translator, a founder of Belarusian historical novel.

The page offers Karatkevich’s biography and online exhibition of 240 documents from six Belarusian archives, including the writer’s autographs, textual records, excerpts of his works, photographs, sound recordings, and film fragments. The documents are organised by seven topics illustrating various aspects of Karatkevich’s life and creative work.


11 May 2010
A special jubilee section: 65 Years of Victory. The Great Patriotic War. Belarus is posted in the Subject Catalogue of the website.

The rubric consists of the three main sections:
  • A survey of events of the Great Patriotic War in the Belarusian SSR and the Soviet Union and the chronology of key events of the Second World War.
  • Summary information on 25 archival publications relating to the Great Patriotic War in Belarus (directories, documentary editions, research papers), with links to their contents and prefaces in the Russian version of the website.
  • A virtual exhibition of documents (textual records, photographs, film and sound recordings).

    On display in the online exhibition are 405 wartime records available from 12 state archives in the Republic of Belarus illustrating the tragic and heroic pages from the history of World War Two in Belarus.
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