On November 9, artist, cultural scientist Svetlana Chervonnaya died. Crimean Tatars rightfully considered her a friend of their people. Svetlana-khanym devoted a lot of time to studying and popularizing the history and culture of Tatars, including Crimean ones. She was a defender of the rights ofCrimean Tatars, and devoted many of her works to the history of the national movement and art of Crimean Tatars. Svetlana Chervonnaya was buried in Torun (Poland). Chervonnaya’s colleagues are preparing a book dedicated to her.