December 595

Public Lecture on the Occupation of Georgia in 1921

On the Facebook page of the National Archives of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia - - a series of public lectures continues on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the occupation of independent Georgia by Bolshevik Russia continues on February 25, 1921.

Today at 18:00 historian Dimitri Silakadze will talk about the first stage of the war and the fall of Tbilisi.

Dimitri Silakadze, a researcher on the history of the First Republic and an employee of the National Archives, prepared 3 public lectures on the topic of occupation. "Preparing for War" was seen live on the Facebook page on February 18 (this video is available on the same page). The topic of the February 26 lecture will be "War after the fall of Tbilisi and the Defeat."

The lectures review the unique archival material that provides interesting and trustworthy information about the tragic events that took place in Georgia 100 years ago.

In recent years, the National Archives of Georgia has been actively working to make documents reflecting the history of the First Republic of Georgia more accessible to the public. Numerous educational and scientific projects have been carried out for this purpose, books have been published, an electronic catalog and a multimedia page have been created, exhibitions in physical and digital formats have been held. These diverse resources are available on the archive website: