Catherine the Great Monument, Ostrovsky Square, St. Petersburg

Catherine the Great Monument, Ostrovsky Square, St. Petersburg

Catherine the Great Monument, Ostrovsky Square, St. Petersburg [rev]

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The Russo-Japanese War Heroes Memorial in Vladivostok

The Russo-Japanese War Heroes Memorial in Vladivostok

 

This monument is in Vladivostok and is a memorial to the Russian soldiers who died in the Russo-Japansese war. Thanks to Elena for the card.

 

 

Monument to Bohdan Khmelnytsky in Kiev

Monument to Bohdan Khmelnytsky in Kiev

 

This monument is located in Kiev to honor the memory of  Bohdan Khmelnytsky, who was an important part of the Ukrainian culture, some consider him a national hero but is also criticized for signing a treaty that led to the loss of independence to the Russian Empire.