Memorial Italia

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The Italian section of the Moscow Memorial Association. Formed in 2004 to safeguard the memory of all historic sources of the 20th century, it promotes research and exchanges of opinion on subjects such as contemporary memory, the division and sharing of collective memories of the 20th century; its studies focus especially on subjects such as violence, human rights, justice and totalitarianism in the 20th century; through exhibitions, seminars, lessons in schools and universities, it popularizes understanding of the history of the USSR; in Italy it publishes the scientific and cultural initiatives of the Moscow Memorial Association; it promotes research into the history of political repression in the USSR.


Multimedia productions set up to present characters, stories, places, events which marked the history of Europe and its neighbouring regions. 
Interviews, movies, documentaries, exhibitions, trailers.


Original documents reproduced for reference.
Autograph sources, diaries, dedications, pictures, title pages, period articles, messages, phonograms, governmental, military and administrative clearances and orders, other archival exhibits.

Wefor is our Website dedicated to the figures of moral resistance against totalitarianism. The virtual Gardens of Europe’s Righteous and the teaching section YouFor are the core of this project realized by Gariwo, the forest of the Righteous. Through the establishment of the European Day of the Righteous by the Brussels Parliament, Wefor has received its highest recognition.