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Yekaterinburg War Memorial

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Address: Sovetskoy Armii Square, Yekaterinburg, Russia
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This monument honors soldiers who died in Russia's Afghan War.

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Afgan War Memorial

Another Russian War Memorial, but like all Russian War Memorials extremely well and tastefully done. What does make this memorial different is that commemorates those who died in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Another Russian War Memorial, but like all Russian War Memorials extremely well and tastefully done. What does make this memorial different is that commemorates those who died in the disastrous Afghan war as opposed to WWII. Moving ambience about the place.

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This monument is nothing special. But its located in a nice small park. There are a few trees and some nice places to site. I think its worth at least one visit.

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Kent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

A very unusual monument which is strangely emotional. You must go and see it. Spend a few minutes reflecting on what it symbolises

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I don't know why, but when I visited there I felt pretty sad right the way. All of sudden I felt for those who lost their families in war. When I left this place, I prayed for peace in my heart.

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Here they have the ability to make impressive memorials. In my country especially the new ones memorials/statues are strange, you do not know what they stand for unlike here. This one was touching. You should go and see it.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

I wouldn't like to say that this place is one of the greatest places in this city, but I'm glad that we have such monuments. This war isn't so popular and we remember it quite seldom. In Yekaterinburg this monument looks even bigger than monument of the Second World War victims.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

A memorial I will always remember. Sombre and reflective thoughts in recognition of the millions of brave men and women who lost their lives trying to make this world a better place. God bless them all!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

While not to the grand scale of many Russian WWII memorials, yet this one is rather poignant. It encompasses the huge toll that the Soviet Union suffered during the war, to a degree that I don't think that many in the West even realize.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

The war memorial is an ok visit. It can be preety interesting if you can get an english-speaking guide! Loved the black iron pavilion from the 17th century. Worth a shot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014

While traveling across Russia as part of a Trans Siberian Train Experience from Moscow to Vladivostok, we stopped in Yekaterinburg for a day of sightseeing. Our guide took us to this site which memorializes those who lost their life while fighting with the Russian Army in Afghanistan. It is one of the major memorials in town. As a Vet myself... More 

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