In Ukrainian Khmelnytsky dismantled the Soviet monument-tank T-34

In the Ukrainian city of Khmelnytsky, a monument-tank from the times of the USSR was dismantled, which stood in the central square for more than 40 years. The exhibit was sent to the museum, Mayor Alexander Simchishin said. The monument was erected in Khmelnitsky in 1967 in honor of the military units that liberated it… Continue reading In Ukrainian Khmelnytsky dismantled the Soviet monument-tank T-34

Soviet investigator Vladimir Kalinichenko dies

Vladimir Kalinichenko, senior investigator for particularly important cases under the USSR Prosecutor General, has died at the age of 74. This was reported in Telegram Head of the State Duma Committee on Information Policy Alexander Khinshtein. “Senior investigator for especially important cases under the USSR Prosecutor General Vladimir Kalinichenko became widely known, investigating high-profile corruption… Continue reading Soviet investigator Vladimir Kalinichenko dies

In Estonia, there is a dispute about whether it is necessary to completely destroy the Soviet symbols

Estonian Minister of Justice Lea Danilson-Jarg (“Fatherland”) sharply argued with the rector of the Art Academy and architectural historian Mart Kalm on the topic of Soviet symbols left in the country, writes err.ee. Recall that Kalm rebelled against the intention of the authorities to eliminate the Soviet symbols left in Estonia. Speaking on the Esimene… Continue reading In Estonia, there is a dispute about whether it is necessary to completely destroy the Soviet symbols

Kyrgyzstan urged to urgently change the Soviet names of Bishkek districts

Speaker of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan Nurlanbek Shakiev, during his speech at the first People’s Kurultai – a meeting of elders – called for an urgent change in the Soviet names of the districts of Bishkek. “We have settlements and localities whose names are borrowed from other languages. It is urgent to rename the names… Continue reading Kyrgyzstan urged to urgently change the Soviet names of Bishkek districts

Despite UN statement: Lithuania dismantles another monument to Soviet soldiers

Lithuania continues to tear down Soviet soldiers’ memorials. This time it’s about one at the country’s largest military cemetery in the capital, Vilnius. City authorities plan to start dismantling on Thursday – despite a UN recommendation. In Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, the demolition of the monument to Soviet soldiers in the country’s largest military… Continue reading Despite UN statement: Lithuania dismantles another monument to Soviet soldiers

244 Soviet monuments may be demolished in Estonia

The Commission at the State Chancellery of Estonia compiled a list of 322 Soviet monuments and tombstones, 244 of which were recommended to be demolished. The commission will publish the final verdict on November 30. “Of the mapped sites, the working group recommended that 244 sites be removed or replaced with a neutral tombstone,” said… Continue reading 244 Soviet monuments may be demolished in Estonia

ERR: Estonian authorities are going to demolish more than 320 Soviet monuments

HELSINKI, 17 Nov – The commission at the Estonian State Chancellery has compiled a list of more than 320 Soviet monuments and tombstones that can be demolished, informed portal of the state broadcasting ERR. Since June, a commission on monuments has been operating under the State Chancellery, the task of which is to determine tombstones… Continue reading ERR: Estonian authorities are going to demolish more than 320 Soviet monuments

in Latvia, not 69, as planned, but 124 Soviet monuments were demolished — EADaily, November 17, 2022 — Politics News, Europe News

Andrey Larionov, an activist of the Russian Union of Latvia party, reported about the destruction of the monument to Soviet soldiers located in the town of Karsava – a memorial plaque was torn off from it. “On Stacijas Street in the city of Karsava, there was a monument to Soviet soldiers: “We remember the feat… Continue reading in Latvia, not 69, as planned, but 124 Soviet monuments were demolished — EADaily, November 17, 2022 — Politics News, Europe News

In the Kursk region, search engines found a Soviet fighter during the war

A Soviet fighter shot down in 1943 during the Battle of Kursk, and the remains of the pilot were found by search engines in the Ponyrovsky district of the Kursk region, the correspondent was told IA REGNUM in the press service of the regional administration. The search engines of the Kurgan detachment carried out work… Continue reading In the Kursk region, search engines found a Soviet fighter during the war

Bastrykin instructed to investigate the desecration of the memorial to Soviet soldiers in Uzhgorod

The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation will launch an investigation into the desecration of a memorial to Soviet soldiers-liberators in Uzhgorod, which was doused with red paint. The order has already been given by the head of the department Alexander Bastrykin. “The Chairman of the Russian Investigative Committee instructed to investigate the desecration of… Continue reading Bastrykin instructed to investigate the desecration of the memorial to Soviet soldiers in Uzhgorod

Russian brand Pepfer presented a mini-collection of bags in the form of Soviet products

pxhere.com The Russian brand Pepfer has launched a collection of bags in the form of packaging from Soviet products. Pictures of models can be viewed on the official website of the brand. The cost of one bag varies from 9 to 14 thousand rubles. The inspiration for the designers was sugar, soda and salt recognizable… Continue reading Russian brand Pepfer presented a mini-collection of bags in the form of Soviet products

Americans did not appreciate the Soviet comedy “Ivan Vasilievich changes his profession”

Shot from the film “Ivan Vasilyevich Changes Profession” The Soviet comedy “Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession” directed by Leonid Gaidai was released in 1973 and is still loved by Russian viewers. However, foreigners could not appreciate the picture, writes the portal “movie poster“. In particular, the film was criticized to the nines by the Americans.… Continue reading Americans did not appreciate the Soviet comedy “Ivan Vasilievich changes his profession”