Moscow city. Column Hall of the House of Unions. February 26, 1988. Joint ceremonial meeting of the USSR National Committee for the World Decade for the Development of Culture, the Soviet Peace Committee, the Culture Fund, the USSR creative unions, the USSR Commission for UNESCO. Speakers: V. G. Zakharov, Yu. E. Karlov, A. Arfvedson. Among those present: AF Dobrynin, GA Borovik, T. Khrennikov, Ch. Aitmatov, Metropolitan Yuvenaly, Pitirim and others.