Eight volumes of the history of Ugra will write to the 900th anniversary of the first mention in the chronicle

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Eight volumes of the history of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug will write to the 900th anniversary of the first mention of the Yugra of the Russian annals, the editorial Board was headed by Director of the Institute of Russian history, Yuri Petrov, according to the regional Department of public and external relations.

The first meeting of the editorial Board for creation of the academic history of Ugra, held by the Governor Natalia Komarova took place in Khanty-Mansiysk. Participants of the meeting, in particular, were scientists from the Autonomous Okrug and the Russian Academy of Sciences.

«Today we are talking about the publication of eight volumes on the history of the Autonomous Okrug with a volume of 35-40 pages. It is planned that «Academic history of Yugra» will be one of the most important sources for new 20-volume «history of Russia», which on behalf of the President of Russia are now engaged scientists of the RAS», — told in Department.

The Ministry said that the publication of a multivolume history of Ugra is a part of the scientific-educational project «the long Ugra», which is dedicated to the 825-year anniversary since the formation of the first state formations on the territory of the district. In addition, in 2018 the Ugra celebrates 900 years since its first mention in the Russian historical Chronicles. On this occasion, in June, the Kremlin website has published a congratulatory telegram the head of state.

It is noted that the editorial Board was headed by Director of the Institute of Russian history, doctor of historical Sciences Yuri Petrov. He stressed that the Autonomous region is worthy of its academic history, to the same date the «900 years» confirmed by the researchers of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In turn, Natalia Komarova thanked the experts for their participation in the project.

«In the year of the 900th anniversary of the first mention of Yugra in the Russian historical Chronicles, we start working on a unique project not only for our region but for the whole Russia. Thank you to everyone who agreed to join our editorial Board is known to scientists, and experienced public men and representatives of the authorities», — quotes the words Department of the head region.

According to district authorities, in the near future the specialists will develop the concept and structure of the multi-volume history of the region, in this case to create each of the eight volumes will be created a separate editorial Board.

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