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Estonia to Spend Almost 1 Mln Euros on Dismantling Soviet Monuments

The Estonian government will spend more than 900 thousand euros on the dismantling and transfer of Soviet military monuments, as reported by ERR.  According to the government spokeswoman, Evgeniya Vyarya, the authorities allocated 916,405 euros to institutions subordinate to the Ministry of Defense for activities related to “the transfer of Soviet military monuments from public

Recommended | Moscow | Insight  | 23.11.22

Vladimir Putin and Diaz-Canel Unveiled Monument to Fidel Castro

Presidents of Russia and Cuba, Vladimir Putin and Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, unveiled a monument to Fidel Castro in Moscow. In his speech, Putin recalled that Castro was an outstanding statesman and politician, the founder of the modern Cuban state.  “Fidel Castro devoted his whole life to the selfless struggle for the triumph of the ideas

Maksim Gorky’s Bust Demolished in Odessa

A bust of the Russian writer, Maksim Gorky, was demolished in Odessa. This is reported by the Ukrainian news source “Public” (“Suspilne”).   According to the article, this decision was made by the management of the Gorky sanatorium, on the territory of which the bust was installed. The head of the sanatorium Tatiana Malykhina said that

Four Monuments to Soviet Soldiers Dismantled in Poland

In Poland, it was decided to simultaneously demolish four monuments to Soviet soldiers in different regions of the country, as stated at the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN).  “On October 27th, at 9 am (10 am Moscow time), for the first time in history, four monuments dedicated to the Red Army will be dismantled simultaneously

Russia International | Videos  | 14.12.21

Monument to Fyodor Dostoevsky Opened in Florence [Video]

Today, on December 14, a monument to the great Russian writer, Fyodor Dostoevsky, who lived in this city in August 1862 and from December 1868 to August 1869, was unveiled in Florence. There, the writer finished one of his most famous novels, The Idiot.  The monument appeared in the historical Cascine Park (Parco Delle Cascine).

Culture | Events | Visit  | 24.04.21

Monument to Heroes Died on Ussuri River Appeared in Vladivostok

The monument to the defenders of the Fatherland who died in 1969 as a result of the border incident on the Ussuri River was opened in Vladivostok today, on April 24, 2021. The names of the senior lieutenants of the 57th frontier detachment, the Hero of the Soviet Union (posthumously) Ivan Strelnikov, and the Commander

Recommended | Culture | Insight | Rostov  | 14.01.21

Monument Dedicated to Engineer Erected in Rostov

In Rostov, on Gorky Street, a monument to an engineer was erected at the entrance to the building of one of the leading electric repair enterprises in Russia, Sevkavelektroremont OJSC. At the feet of a man in a formal suit and with a briefcase, there is a sign with a quote from the German engineer,

Insight | Events | Around Russia  | 03.12.20

Monument to Outstanding Hockey Player Erected in Ulyanovsk

A memorial bas-relief to Yuri Fedorov, an Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR, two-time World and European Champion, a veteran of the Torpedo Hockey Club, appeared on the walls of the ‘Leader’ Sports and Entertainment Centre in Ulyanovsk.  The Nizhny Novgorod club reported that Fedorov was born in Ulyanovsk. His first team was the

Recommended | Insight | Rostov  | 11.09.20

New Sculpture Dedicated to University Graduates Appeared in Rostov

On the day of celebration of the 90th anniversary of the foundation of the Don State Technical University, in front of its main building, the opening of the sculptural composition “Graduates” took place. The authors of the monument were a team of Rostov sculptors and architects, the press service of the university reports.   The sculptural