Soviet Liberation Monument, Kirkenes

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  • Monument in homage to Soviet veterans who liberated the area from the German yoke. a page of history not necessarily known and highlighted the strategic nature of the place situated on the northern route vital to the Russians. See the detour of the visit of Kirkenes.
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  • A reminder of the liberation of Northern Norway by the Red Army in WW2, the monument is overlooking Kirkenes. When I got there, Russian flowers by the monument was a reminder of Kirkenes' closeness to...  more »
  • Discovered the monument on a walk around the city. Saw it first at long range and became curious. Well worth a visit. Located near the Center.
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  • A Great little piece of history located over bomb shelter bunkers. This is an easy walk from the shipping terminals, no necessary to take any type of tour unless you're interested in more history from the tour guide.
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  • Interesting historical place. The grotto, in which the population protected from bombing raids would be under the statue.
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  • Monument to the Soviet war memorial in the town of Kirkenes. Erected by the Norwegians in gratitude to the Red Army for the liberation of Eastern Finnmark during the Petsamo-Kirkenes operation in October, 1944. is located in the District of Haganes in the town of Kirkenes. The inscription on the pedestal, performed in Russian and Norwegian, reads: "Brave Soviet soldiers in memory of the liberation of the city of Kirkenes in 1944. Figure of the Warrior created by the Norwegian sculptor Stiniusom Fredriksenom, design pedestal designed by architect Gudol'fom Blakstadom. Opening of the monument took place on July 8, 1952
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  • Let the recall.
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