Memorial of World War II in Kazbegi (Stepantsminda)

 

Name: Memorial of World War II

Location: Kazbegi (Stepantsminda), Georgia

The memorial is devoted to the local soldiers, who died in the World War II. On the board it has inscribed date: 1941-1945 and names of the people.
On the top of the pillar the memorial has a Soviet symbol – a five-edge star.

 

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Hero Square in Gori

Name: Hero Square

Location: Gori, Georgia

The square is an unique place, which unites memorials related to the different political-ideological periods. It has several “layers”. Somehow each of them contradicts to others and it’s really amazing how these conflicting ideas/messages can co-exist on the same space. The site is located in the center of Gori, on the walking distance from Stalin Museum.  Continue reading “Hero Square in Gori”

Alley Devoted to the victims of April 9 Massacre, located in Velistsikhe

Name: Alley devoted to the victims of April 9 Massacre

Location: School of the village Velistsikhe, Gurjaani Municipality, Georgia.

The memorial board was installed in the construction, which dates back to Soviet period. The new board with respective inscription was placed soon after the massacre, which occurred on April 9, 1989 in Tbilisi, Georgia. On that day Russian soldiers attacked peaceful protesters, using tanks, military spades and poisonous gas. As a result, 21 persons were killed – 17 women and 4 men.

Memorial of the heroes fallen in the War in Abkhazia

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Name: memorial of the heroes fallen in the war in Abkhazia

Location: Alley of Glory, Rustavi, Georgia

The monument represents a composition made by 13 columns. 4 of them had boards inscripted names of the heroes fallen in the war in Abkhazia.

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April 9 Memorial in Rustavi

img_20170211_181927Name: April 9 Memorial

Location: Alley of Glory, Rustavi, Kvemo Kartli Region, Georgia

Opening date: April 9, 2016

Sculptor: Valeri Jikia

Additional information: The memorial is devoted to the victims of the tragedy, which occurred On April 9, 1989. On that day Soviet army attacked to the peaceful protesters in front of the Parliament House, Tbilisi, Georgia. Thousands of people on Rustaveli Avenue demanded restoration of independence of Georgia. Militaries used spades, tanks and poisoned gas. As a result, 21 persons died – 17 women and 4 men. Their age range: from 16 to 61 years old. among them a pregnant woman, schoolgirls, students)

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John Lennon Wall in Tbilisi

img_20161021_142647Name: John Lennon Wall

Location: Mziuri Park, Tbilisi, Georgia

Opening date: October 9, 2016

The wall represents a symbol of freedom, peace and love. It contains quotes of John Lennon.

Organizers: New Mziuri, Georgian fan-club of The Beatles and company Geb Group

The wall is painted by street artists – Gagosh (George Gagoshidze) and Afour (Lasha Babuadze)

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