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    Memorial Cemetery

    • Plodopitomnicheskij, Russia
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      On the outskirts of Saransk is an ancient memorial cemetery. It is special, here are buried veterans of the Great Patriotic War. The cemetery consists of mass graves, buried separately, unidentified graves of soldiers who died of wounds hospitals Saransk.

      Near the Eternal Flame, stands on a pedestal is a sad mother mourns her sons defenders. Authors of the project - the architect PP Danelenko and sculptor NI Kondratiev.

      At the entrance is a small memorial erected over the graves of 13 girls who were killed on that erupted slug shop.

      On each side of the central oil are the same grave, which, apparently, set by the city budget. At the end of the alley is a small pantheon, where prominent people are buried. There is also a monument at the grave Erzi (Nefedov) - Famous sculptor. Besides him, buried in the cemetery and other famous people - artists VD Hrim and FV Sychkov singer IM Yakushev, scientist MN Kalyadenka.

      Each May 9, at the celebration of the Victory Day, the cemetery visited by thousands of locals who lay flowers on the graves.

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