Phnom Penh (FN), May 12 – On 11 May in connection with the celebration of the 78th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945), the Club of the Embassy of Russia in Cambodia hosted the screening of the film "Nuremberg" by Nikolay Lebedev. 

The film is dedicated to the International Military Tribunal over the major Nazi war criminals in Nuremberg, launched on 20 November 1945, and describes relations between people amid this significant event.

In his opening remarks, Anatoly Borovik, ambassador of Russia to Cambodia, noted that the movie served as a powerful reminder of the importance to preserve the memories about the tragedy of the Second World War.

“The Nuremberg Trials were an unprecedented moment in history. The leaders of the defeated Nazi regime were brought to justice for their crimes against humanity. The trials set an important precedent for international law. It demonstrated the world's commitment to ensuring that such atrocities would never happen again”, said the ambassador.

He stressed that it was crucial to remember the lessons of the past and to continue fostering international cooperation, dialogue, and understanding.

The leadership of Cambodian ministries and authorities, representatives of the academic community and civil society, heads of diplomatic missions accredited in the country and the local media attended the screening.