Saturday, July 22, 2017

USUE opens archival exhibit on Nuremberg trials

Ural State Economics University, assisted by the Russian State Library (RSL), opened a 50-stand photo exhibition on the Nuremberg trials earlier this month.

Inna Malakhov and Tatyana Baranova compiled the collection, with the design and layout created by Maria Petrovna Kolosov. The collection, which covers all stages of the trials, includes valuable and rare archival material and photographs and is comprised of more than 100 documents from the RSL.

Visitors can read the full text of the indictment, which was published on October 19, 1945, in "Pravda" newspaper. The exhibition will features quotes, speeches, text ads, decrees, formal and informal papers and photographs representing the war. It is available for viewing at Ural State Economic University or online at the RSL website.

The Nuremberg trials were a series of military tribunals held by the Allied forces after World War II. The courts took 143 written testimonies and questioned 116 witnesses.