Round Table of the Big Three

Round Table of the Big Three

The round table at which at 5 p.m. on February 4, 1945 met the Big Three, Joseph Stalin, Franklin Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill in the Great White Hall (former Parade Dining room) of the Livadia Palace. It was the first meeting of the Crimean (Yalta) conference that was held on February 4-11, 1945 between the allies of the anti-Hitler coalition, delegations of the USSR, USA and Great Britain.
The decisions adopted at the Livadia Palace at the round table of negotiations showed the possibility of fruitful cooperation between states with various social systems.

In the photo, on the left is the chair of the head of the USA, Franklin Roosevelt, on the right is the chair of the head of the USSR, Joseph Stalin, and the chair of the head of Great Britain, Winston Churchill, is located on the opposite side of the table in the center.

Currently, the round table as a museum exhibit is located in the parade lobby of the palace.

Photo #206 taken on May 05, 2017

Album: Livadia Palace and Park

Categories: Interior

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Monument to the Leaders of the “Big Three” in Livadia

Monument to the Leaders of the "Big Three" in Livadia

The bronze composition dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the meeting of the leaders of the anti-Hitler coalition countries, Joseph Stalin, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, weighing about 10 tons, was created by the prominent Russian sculptor and architect Zurab Tsereteli.

The monument was established on February 5, 2015 with the support of the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Crimea – Novoselskaya A.V. and the Head of Administration of Yalta – Rostenko A.O.

The “Big Three” – British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, US President Franklin Roosevelt and Chairman of the Council of People’s Commissars of the USSR Joseph Stalin – met in the royal palace in Livadia from February 4 to 11, 1945 at the Yalta Conference in Crimea. It was the World War II meeting of the allied leaders for the purpose of discussing Europe’s postwar reorganization.

Photo #825 taken on May 05, 2017

Album: Livadia Palace and Park

Categories: Art Works

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