On 7 July in the former KGB headquarters in Riga Brīvības iela 61 the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia opened an exhibition titled ''The land will grieve us for a long time''. The exhibition is dedicated to 99 victims of the communist terror who were shot by chekists from 27 to 29 June 1941 and then buried in Riga Central Prison.

The Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, His Excellency Mohammad Javad Zarif visited the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia on Thursday, 2 June together with his delegation. The Minister was pleased to note that the Iranian flag was depicted in the section of the exposition listing some of the countries that had not recognized the incorporation of Latvia in the USSR. He mentioned that Iran was among the first countries to recognize Latvia’s renewed independence in 1991.

The Secretary of State of His Holiness The Pope, His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin visited the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia on 12 May. The Chairman of the Board of the Occupation Museum Association of Latvia, prof. Valters Nollendorfs, led him through the Museum’s exposition. At the conclusion of the tour Cardinal Parolin signed the VIP Guest Book.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Mikheil Janelidzeduring his state visit to Latvia visited the Museum of Occupation. He was welcomed by the Museum’s Board Chairman Valters Nollendorfs. He was introduced to the temporary exhibition of the Museum and he signed the Museum’s guest book.