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On June 23, an important event took place in the life of the historical community of our country - the annual General Meeting of the Russian Historical Society, chaired by its leader Sergei Evgenievich Naryshkin. The most pressing issues of the prospects for the development of historical science and the problems of teaching Russian history at school were discussed online, including the modernization of the historical and cultural standard of school education. Among the keynote speakers - key figures in Russian science, education and the media and public field - Academician A.O. Chubaryan, Director of the Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of Sciences A.Yu. Petrov, Chairman of the Russian Military Historical Society V.R. Medinsky, representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs M.E. Shvydkoy, Head of the Russian Federal Property Fund V.Ya. Panchenko, leading representative of ITAR-TASS M.S. Gusman, rector of Moscow State University V.A. Sadovnichy, MGIMO rector and editor-in-chief of a new line of textbooks on Russian history for schools of the Enlightenment publishing house A.V. Torkunov and many others. Orenburg was represented by professor of our university, head of the department of Russian history S.V. Lubichankovsky. The Orenburg branch of RIO operates on the organizational basis of the OGPU.
Among the decisions taken at the end of the meeting are those initiated by S.V. Lyubichankovsky inclusion in the official list of priority topics of the Russian Historical Society for 2021 and 2022. two significant dates: the centenary of the establishment of the first in the history of Russia unified coordination center for regional studies - the Central Bureau of Local History (1921) and the 250th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding statesman and military leader P.K. Essen (1772). Both of these dates are directly related to the history of the Orenburg Territory, and their inclusion in this official register will be of positive significance for supporting the OGPU historians planned for 2021-2022. related activities. In addition, the General Meeting of the RIO also supported the proposal to include in the priority projects of the Russian Historical Society for 2021 a study on the preparation of a collection of documents “Orenburg Territory - a Transboundary and Multicultural Region of the Russian Empire”, which is currently being prepared by members of the Department of Russian History of OGPU and , no doubt, will be crucial for maintaining a unified humanitarian bond of the Eurasian Union.