• The Russian Historical Society

On November 25 The Government of Chelyabinsk Region held the meeting of the Chelyabinsk Regional Department of the Russian Historical Society, where National History Fund, S.G. Stroganov Moscow State Art and Industrial Academy and Sobranie Cultural Initiative Supporting & Preservation Fund signed an agreement.

The agreement is aimed at cooperation for promotion of the history of Chelyabinsk Region and preservation of the historical and cultural heritage of the Russian industrial families. In particular, the parties intend to participate in restoration of historical buildings of Satka and building the monument to the Count S.G. Stroganov, the founder of the town.

Executive Director of National History Fund Konstantin Mogilevsky, President of Magnezit Group, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Sobranie Fund Sergey Korostelev and Counsellor of Chancellor on International Affairs and Public Relations of S.G. Stroganov Moscow State Art and Industrial Academy Kirill Gavrilin took part in the meeting.

The parties agreed to assist in implementation of cultural, educational and scientific programs in Chelyabinsk Region, including arrangement of exhibitions, publication of scientific papers, erection of monuments, holding of forums, conferences, round tables and other events. After the meeting, the guests visited Satka, where they reviewed the plans on restoration of its historical part and discussed the idea of creation of a network of small museums and reconstruction of Karl Marx Street, including decoration of private houses following the traditions of the Russian wooden architecture.

The target of the Russian Historical Society is to unite the efforts of state and public figures, scientists, fine art experts and history enthusiasts to develop the Russian historical culture based on the objective study, cross-light and popularization of the national and world history and preservation of the national memory.

National History Fund is a non-commercial organization established based on Order of RF President No. 163 on 6 April 2013. The principal aim of the Fund activity is the popularization of the Russian history in the Russian Federation and abroad, preservation of the historical heritage and traditions of the peoples of Russian, as well as support of the historical awareness programs.

In the context of cooperation, on 20 January, National History Fund, SOBRANIE Fund and S.G. Stroganov Moscow State Art and Industrial Academy announced the commencement of I National Russian Contest of Schoolchildren Research Works ‘The Home Area History is the National History’ http://en.fundsobranie.ru/afisha/5a86e0014b2be333218b4568.