The exhibition of documents and photographs from the Russian state granaries, which opened Tuesday at the Russian centre of science and culture in Vienna, developed a series of cultural events in the Austrian capital, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Austria from fascism and the 60th anniversary of the signing of the state Treaty on the restoration of independent and democratic Austria.
Exhibition on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Europe. Austria " prepared by the Russian state archive of socio-political history (RGASPI) on the basis of documents from this archive, as well as the Central archive of the defense Ministry and the Russian state archive of cinema and photo documents.
here you Can see copies of unique documents, in particular, the encryption of Joseph Stalin, commander of the 3rd Ukrainian front, advancing on Austria, Marshal Fyodor Tolbukhin "lend credence" to social-Democrat Karl Renner, who later became head of the Austrian provisional government on the occupied territories of the Soviet troops and the first postwar Chancellor of the country.
the exhibition presents certain emails Renner Stalin with requests for help and an expression of gratitude, as well as the message of U.S. President Harry Truman, addressed to Stalin through the residence of the U.S. Ambassador in the capital of Russia, on cooperation in post-war Austria. You can see pictures of rallies in honor of the liberation of Vienna and Soviet engineers who restored the bridges over the Danube and the Danube canal.
Director of the Russian centre of science and culture in Vienna Tatiana Michalowska said Last news that in the coming weeks Vienna will see several important exhibitions, concerts, round tables and conferences, devoted to anniversaries.
for example, at the Russian cultural center will host the Exhibition of war posters of the USSR and other countries of anti-Hitler coalition, and in the 1st of the Central exhibition halls of the Vienna Kunstlerhaus fifteen of may will open a large Exhibition devoted to the liberation of Austria and the attainment of it 10 years later full sovereignty.
"There will be presented not only historical documents, among them the originals, but also painting, sculpture," said Michalowska.