An event dedicated to tragic events that took place on January 20, 1990 was held in St. Petersburg. The martyrs were commemorated and prayers were read at the event organized by the chairman of the National-Cultural Autonomy of the St. Petersburg Azerbaijanis Vagif Mamishov. Consul General of the Republic of Azerbaijan to St. Petersburg Sultan Gasimov, our compatriots, representatives of the Kazakh and Chechen diaspora in St. Petersburg, chairman of the Chine Culture Center and representatives of other national and cultural associations took part in the ceremony. The event featured a historical chronology of horrific events that took place 29 years ago and ideas were said about the events. The speakers called the 20 January tragedy a bloody and glorious history of Azerbaijan.