On November 6, 2015 at the Institute of the Humanities of Novgorod state university was held international scientific conference “Path to the victory. Polish and Soviet resistance movements against Hitlerite occupation: similarities and differences”. It was organized in cooperation by Consulate general of Poland in Saint Petersburg, Yaroslav-the-Wise Novgorod State University and Saint Petersburg Institute of History of the RAS.
Reports and talks delivered by the leading Polish and Russian scholars were dedicated to the subject of the resistance movement during the World War II. The issues of differences between Russian and Polish “historic memory” and access to historic sources were raised at the discussion.
The conference was timed to the 70-year anniversary of the end of the World War II.