Donbass Liberators Memorial complex, Donetsk

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To Donbass Liberators is a monument in Lenin Comsomol park, Donetsk, dedicated to the memory of all military units and formations that liberated Donbas during the Great Patriotic War . It is the largest monument in the south-east of Ukraine, the main military history monument of the city and region.Memorial events dedicated to Victory Day are traditionally held near the monument. Veterans march through downtown to the monument, where they are congratulated and banquet tables are arranged for them in the alleys near the monument.In addition to the monument, the memorial complex includes military equipment platform, Veterans minipark, honor roll dedicated to partisan underground movement, the memory bell.DescriptionMonument is done in the shape of a triangle, which is a group of three inclined walls coming out of the ground and symbolizing the silhouettes of Donetsk terricones by their sharp edges. At the foot of the monument there is an eternal flame. One of the walls has dedication: "1943. To Your Liberators, Donbas". At another wall there is a sculpture plate, listing the dates of Donetsk Oblast settlements liberation.On the platform there is a sculptural composition, a Miner and a Soldier, who hold with their right hands the sword with its edge down. The Soldier's left hand is raised up, the Miner's left hand is taken aside. Behind the figures the flag in the form of a five-pointed star is waving. The Soldier is a young man with sharp face, and the Miner is a mature man. Portraits were sculptured without models and are the collective images. The sculptures are made of copper, the height is 18 meters, the total height of the monument together with the pedestal and the banner is more than 30 meters. The pedestal is lined outside with black granite rising from the ground angle-wise that symbolizes the coal layers. The pedestal is hollow inside.
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  • Very cool weapons and war artifacts from the Soviet and Nazi era of WW2. Many very rare items not normally seen. Visited here in July 2013 prior to the Russian occupation of Donetsk. I've heard from.....  more »
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