On February 26, the Day of Resistance to the Occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol was celebrated on the basis of the ATO Museum (Dmytro Yavornytsky National Historical Museum of Dnipro). On this day seven years ago, the Crimean Tatar people together with the Ukrainians demonstrated their will and desire to remain part of Ukraine. Scientists from “Tkuma” Institute and Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” were invited to take part in the festivities.

On February 26, the researchers of “Tkuma” Institute spent a whole day in Zaporizhzhia, talking to students and lecturers of Zaporizhzhia National University, as well as with history teachers.

Dear colleagues! We are pleased to inform you that peer-reviewed annual journal “Holocaust Studies: A Ukrainian Focus” by “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies was included in the List of scientific professional publications of Ukraine category B (historical specialties - 032).  Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dated 09.02.2021 №157 (Appendix 4).

On February 23, Ukraine and Dnipro commemorates the tragic death of the leader of the Crimean Tatar people, the first Prime Minister of the Crimean Democratic Republic Noman Çelebicihan (1918) and the memory of the victims of the Soviet deportation of the Vainakh people (1944). It was on this day in 1944, that Operation NKVD launched Operation “Chechevitsa”, during which approximately 600,000 Chechens and Ingush were deported to Central Asia and Kazakhstan.