On the eve of the Defender of the Fatherland Day, traditionally celebrated in our country on February 23, the Presidential Library presents on the portal a new electronic collection "The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (RKKA)". The selection includes decrees, military regulations, studies on the history of the creation of the Red Army, its participation in hostilities and other material.
Today, February 20, 2018, the opening of the regional center of the Presidential Library in the Chelyabinsk region was held. It is located in the Chelyabinsk Regional Universal Scientific Library. Interaction between libraries began about five years ago, an agreement on cooperation between the government of the Chelyabinsk region and the Presidential Library was signed in December 2017.
In the coming 2018, more than 20 fund-holding organizations, including libraries, archives, museums, educational and research organizations, are expected to be involved in the formation of the Presidential Library electronic fund. The list of documents included in a single list for digitization is extensive: books, brochures, collections of documents, periodicals, compilations of reference and bibliographic nature, encyclopedias, as well as official, statistical, local history documents. The list also includes inventories of antiquities, rarities of museum storage and private collections, exhibition catalogs and so on.
Today, February 17, 2018, the First Youth Orthodox Forum took place in the Presidential Library. Representatives of the younger generation, clergy, historians, psychologists, demographers, and cultural figures gathered together to discuss the actual issues of the Orthodox faith in the modern world in the historical building of the Synod on the Senatskaya Square.
The Presidential Library will digitize the collection of émigré publications published in the 1920s-1930s in Berlin, Paris, Harbin, Tianjin, Prague, Constantinople and Helsingfors (Helsinki). The funds, in accordance with the agreement, will be provided by the State Archives of the Russian Federation (GARF).