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Monuments

Monuments in Ukraine. Must see places and monuments in Ukraine. Articles about monuments in different cities of Ukraine

  1. Monument of Eternal Glory in Zhitomir

    Monument of Eternal Glory in Zhitomir

    The Monument of Eternal Glory, which is located in Zhitomir, in Chernyakhovsky street, was installed there in 1979 to commemorate soldiers, underground fighters and partisans that fought for the independence of Soviet Ukraine. Groups of partisans,

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  2. The grave of ataman Sirko in Kapulovka

    The grave of ataman Sirko in Kapulovka

    In the spring of 1980 a monument to Ivan Sirko, the centurion ataman of Zaporizhya army, was installed in Kapulovka, Dnepropetrovsk region. The monument was created by sculptor V. Shkonda. In the early 1990s a memorial complex of Ivan Sirko was opened to

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  3. A monument to Les Kurbas in Kiev

    A monument to Les Kurbas in Kiev

    Les Kurbas is a soviet Ukrainian director, theatrical activist, actor and People’s Artist of USSR. He was born in Stary Skalat village in Ternopol region and was educated in Lviv and Vienna Universities. He was known for founding many theatrical

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  4. Monument to Princess Yaroslavna in Putivl

    Monument to Princess Yaroslavna in Putivl

    Citizens of Putivl have always been proud of the fact that their native city is linked to The Lay of Igor, the famous work of Ancient Russian literature. A lot of people in the city have both a copy of that book and research works about it. Putivl is

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  5. A monument to firemen in Kiev

    A monument to firemen in Kiev

    In 2001 a monument to firemen who took part in the elimination of consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster was opened in 2011 in Kruglouniversitetskaya street. The opening was timed to match the 25th anniversary of the disaster that

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  6. The monument to Bykov in Kiev

    The monument to Bykov in Kiev

    If you ever happen to visit Kiev, include this marvelous place to your sightseeing schedule. You’ll instantly feel there is something unusual about the area: everyone who comes there feels remarkably free and proud of the courage and determination

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  7. A monument to Trident in Korosten

    A monument to Trident in Korosten

    Trident is a symbol, whose history has not been fully studied yet. It was first mentioned in Ancient Greek treatises. In Kievan Rus citizens decorated entrance gates to the cities with an image of three towers, which obviously has something to do with a

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  8. Monument to students in Sumy

    Monument to students in Sumy

    In 2004 Ukrainian officials have made a decision to merge three Sumy universities into one educational establishment. Students of the three universities were not content with the decision, which is why they founded a tent city in the summer in Shevchenko

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  9. Monument to N. Vatutin in Kiev

    Monument to N. Vatutin in Kiev

    During the continuous civil war Mariinsky park in Kiev started to be used as a honorable place for burials. A bed of honor that was used to bury members of the riot who died in January 1918 appeared there. Nikolay Vatutin, the Soviet Army General, was

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  10. A monument to Nesterov in Kiev

    A monument to Nesterov in Kiev

    The famous pilot Peter Nesterov was in love with the sky since he was a baby. At the time he was growing up planes were not as widespread as they are today, so hot air balloons that he used to ride on are what stunned him. Right after he graduated

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