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Museum Holodmor Victims Memorial

Ukraine

“The National Museum “Holodomor victims Memorial”, as a member of the Platform for European Memory and Conscience, sincerely welcomes the initiative of the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory in establishing of the International Research Center and Museum of the Communism Crimes. We live in a time when the reiteration of the crimes of genocide is not a fantasy, when Nazism and Communism in renewed forms make their attempts to revive. And that is for there are scholars and museum workers whose job is to make every effort to prevent such crimes from happening again in any corner of the world. We support your initiative.”

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Nguyen Dinh Thang, PhD, CEO & President of BPSOS

USA, Asia

“On behalf of Boat People SOS (BPSOS), I am writing to express our full support for the International Museum for the Victims of Communism and Research Center of Communist Crimes to be established in Tallin, Estonia. It is imperative that the atrocities committed by the different communist regimes be documented for future generations to avoid the repeat of similar human tragedies.”

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Central and Eastern European Council in Canada

Canada

“The legacy of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, which triggered the start of World War II and forced the nations of Central and Eastern Europe into a terrifying 50 year period of murderous repression, deportation and cultural and ethnic genocide at the hands of the Nazis and Soviet Russia, demands further investigation and global exposure. We applaud and congratulate the government of Estonian for taking international leadership on this issue. Wishing you all success in this most important project from which the world must learn. For the sake of democracy and freedom, this story, which has affected so many millions of lives, must be told to future generations.”

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European Network Remembrance and Solidarity

Europe

„Having supported for years the international dialogue on the 20th century history and memory, we still observe the need to deepen research on Nazism and communism, and above all to increase knowledge about them throughout Europe. Therefore, we gladly welcome your initiative, hoping that it will contribute to supporting our joint efforts for study, documentation and promotion of the history.“  

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Volodymyr Viatrovych, Director of the Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance

Ukraine

“There is a need for this new international institution and also in preserving the memory of millions of victims to ensure the crimes of the communist regime would never be repeated.”

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Senator Charles E. Grassley

America

"This new museum and research center has the potential to make a significant contribution to Estonian society and the world. I congratulate you on this endeavor."

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John Mckay | Communist Crimes

John Mckay, lawyer and politician

Canada

"Estonians are well aware of the legacy of Soviet and Nazi totalitarianism. Redeveloping Patarei prison complex into a place of reflection, research and education will help ensure global citizens are informed of the historical injustices committed. Through learning from the past, we can ensure that freedom and democracy are valued and protected by future generations."

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