The Memorial Book of Russian Peacekeepers
named "In the Service of Peace. 1973 - 1992" was
published in 1993 on the occasion of the 20-anniversary
of Russian military personnel participation in UN Peacekeeping
It contained the list of Soviet and
Russian UNMOs for the period 1973-1992 as well as staff
listing of the first Russian battalion included into
in April 1992. By the beginning of 1994 most of 2000
copies of the book were distributed among Russian and
The Second Edition of the Memorial
Book "In the Service of Peace. 1973-2000" was issued
by the Museum of Peacekeeping Operations on occasion
of the 25-th anniversary of start of peacekeeping training
in Russia to contain about 800 names of Russian and
Beside the list of national UNMOs in
1973-2000 it includes staff listing of the first Russian
civil police officers, officers of the first peacekeeping
battalion as well as the list of US military observers
to join UNTSO in 1973. The book is illustrated by historical
photographs of RUSUNMOC graduates and Russian peacekeepers.
The memorial book pays the tribute
of respect to died and killed peacekeepers. Mournful
list "Roll of Honour" maintained by the Museum includes
both UNMOs and members of Russian UN battalion
Jubilee Edition of the Book "In the Service of
The 3-rd edition of the book "In
the Service of Peace" devoted to the 30-th anniversary
of Russian participation in UN peacekeeping was issued
by the Museum of Peacekeeping Operations April 15, 2004.
The book under the title "In the Service of Peace.
1973-2003" contains the list of names of Russian
peacekeepers for the period since 1973.
Due to efforts of former Russian civpols
Yuri Bogomolov and Alexander Borisov one can find in
the book the complete list of Russian civpols for the
period from 1992 to 2003.
The special part of the book is devoted
to the Movement of Young Peacemakers (children and youth
interested in study of UN peacekeeping experience and
in its emplementation in everyday life) which appeared
for the first time in Russia in 1998 and develops in
the framework of the Decade of Culture of Peace and
Tolerance in the Interests of Children of the Planet(2001-2010).
The book may be obtained in Moscow
office of the VIIA-Club: Zlatoustinsky pereulok, block
7, 5-th floor. Phone: (095) 924-5818; fax:(095) 923-1935