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Yekaterinburg War Memorial
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Owner description: This monument honors soldiers who died in Russia's Afghan War.
Reviewed 8 October 2013

This monument is located outside the main avenues or turistic venues but is the most moving, touching sculpture of the many I've seen as war memorials. It is a monument on the soldiers/militars who fought in Afganistan. It is several meters high, so, impressive in itself, and shows a soldier, with a weapon, a rifle, in one hand and his head bowed.
His face summarizes defeat and hopelessness, cold and loneliness.

Currently the square is under revamping but you can see the sculpture behind the tin-walls. Worth making a little detour to pay a look, and a silent tribute.

Thank ElidadeBuenosAires
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

This museum seems to have closed. There are some artifacts outside on display, but the grounds are in a sad state of neglect. Walk past and have a look at the armor and artillery on display.

Thank DanC-in-USA
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Reviewed 16 August 2013 via mobile

Worth a look if you are nearby but more if a personal chance for reflection than anything grandiose to look at. Good to see many of the lesser known campaigns remembered and those who died far from home.

Thank TimMPerth
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

It is a touching memorial and the square includes a fountain. You don't need very much time here. If you are in the town it is worth a stop but don't get your hopes up.

Thank traveloehrs
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Reviewed 11 February 2012

One of the best war memorials I have visited. Obviously, by the flowers left, a very living testament to the loss of life that war brings

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