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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Tatiana Kitsel
The Price of Victory. The Human Resource in the Heroic Defense of the Crimea 1941-1944
2017
The demographic tragedy of the era of the great Patriotic war is one of the serious issues not only of modern historiography, but both external and internal policy of Russia, historical memory and national identity.

The relevance of the topic. Currently, the direct casualties of the USSR in 1941-1945, including servicemen and civilians, are estimated to be about 27 million people. However, the counting process of losses continues at the regional and national levels.

The most important ethical and scientific problem, is the price that the peoples of the USSR paid for the defeat of Nazi invaders and the Victory. The issue of human losses in the great Patriotic war at different stages of the post-war history been the subject of heated political debate, the political games and ideological contradictions. This problem is among the most difficult areas in the Russian historical science. It has a theoretical specific historical, source study and ethical value. Huge losses of the Soviet population long remained outside the field of view of scientists, with each new generation learned a new "accurate" data, which led to distrust on the part of society and not just scientists, but ordinary ordinary citizens to the demographic statistics of the war years.

Question about the price of Victory for several decades and closely connected with the problem of falsification of the events of the great Patriotic war. The majority of researchers believes: for more complete and accurate information about the human cost of our country 1941-1945.,

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