« Kharkiv » takes part in the European Local Democracy Week - a paneuropean event coordinated by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe - as « 12-Star City »
International Marathon commemorating the victims of totalitarianism
Memorial to the Victims of Totalitarianism of Kharkiv
Kharkiv city authorities, Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Kharkiv and local NGO "IV Kvartal" co-operate in organising this marathon to commemorate people of different nationalities who were murdered under the Communist regime. The event unites historical, cultural and sporting dimensions aimed at attracting local youth participants from Kharkiv's twin and partner cities from abroad, discussing the issues of how our ancestors struggled to establish democracy.