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Fourteen Must-See Yekaterinburg Monuments
Monuments to keyboard, to a bicycle inventor, to the credit card, and to Vladimir Vysotsky and Michael Jackson - here is just a small scoop of what awaits you in Yekaterinburg, the capital city of the Urals region.


All Monuments to Russia to Enter One Electronic Data Base
Uniform electronic photo data base of all the countrys monuments will be founded in Russia.
Monument to Victims of Political Repressions to be Set up in Yakutsk
A stylized chapel on a stone pedestal will be set up in Yakutsk to commemorate the victims of political repressions.
The First National Pantheon Opened In Russia
The first federal military memorial is opening in Mytishchinsky District of the Moscow Region. It is situated on 55 hectares area.
Zurab Tsereteli reates Europes Highest Statue of Christ
The president of the Russian Academy of Arts, sculptor Zurab Tsereteli has cast in bronze Jesus Christs statue, which proves to be the highest one in Europe.
Meteorite Monument to Be Erected in Chelyabinsk
The authorities in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk are going to erect a monument to commemorate the meteorite that hit the Urals region on February 15.
Monuments of Lenin Can Be Removed from Russian Cities
Russian lawmakers believe it is time to remove monuments to the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution, Vladimir Lenin, from Russian towns and cities.
First Monument to Automobilist Unveiled in Volgograd
Volgograd has become the first city of Russia to acquire a monument to the automobilist.
Second Louvre to Appear in Veliky Novgorod
A glass pyramid, similar to the one that is set above the entrance to the Louvre in Paris, will appear on the territory of the Novgorod Kremlin.
Monument to Russia's First Steam Locomotive Appears in Khabarovsk
The model of the first steam locomotive in the history of Russia has been set up at the Khabarovsk training center of JSC Russian Railways in honor of the 175th anniversary of Russian railroad.
10-Meter Jesus Christ to Appear in Kemerovo Region
In summer 2012 a bronze cast figure of Jesus Christ will be set up on the highest point of Prokopyevsk town (Kuzbass Region) - in Tyrgan, which means the mountain of winds.
Highest Buddha Statue to Appear in Kyzyl
In 2012, the Russia's largest Buddha statue will be built on a mountain in Kyzyl.
Monument to National Home Guard in War of 1812 to be Set up in Veliky Novgorod
In Great Novgorod there is begun fund raising on monument building to the Novgorod national home guard in the war of 1812.
St.Petersburg Selects the Most Curious Places
The popular vote on the most attractive and unusual landmarks has started in St. Petersburg. The authorities consider that the results will become a useful guide for people, who want to learn more about the city.
Monument to Yevgeny Baratynsky to Appear in Tambov
The well-known Russian poet, Pushkin's friend Yevgeny Baratynsky was born in 1800 in Mara village of the Tambov Province.
Monument to Author of Ostankino Tower Unveiled in Ishim
A monument to Nikolai Nikitin the author of Ostankino TV Tower, which still remains the highest one in Europe has been set up in Ishim of the Tyumen Region.
Monument to Shurik to Appear in Krasnodar
The governor of Krasnodar Territory Alexander Tkachev suggests establishing in the center of Krasnodar a monument to the leads of Leonid Gaidais legendary comedy Operation Y and Other Shurik's Adventures.
Chair Helping to Overcome Vices Appeared in Voronezh
If you want to get rid of greed and other bad habits, just sit or put your hands on a bronze chair. That is what a new monument in Voronezh has been made for.
Tourist Monument Erected in Irkutsk
The bronze figure of a man with hat and rucksack has appeared in the centre of Irkutsk. The sculpture opened on September 27 is dedicated to the World Tourism Day. The authorities continue to make the city more attractive for visitors. Earlier the two-storey Tea museum started to work in the renovated ancient house.
Monument to Wedding Toast Unveiled in Novosibirsk
The first and only monument to the wedding toast Kiss! has appeared in Russia. The opening is dedicated to the First All-Russian Congress of the newlyweds.
Monument to Dinosaurs to Appear in the Kirov Region
The monument to dinosaurs that became extinct almost 250 million years ago will appear next year at the railway station of Kotelnich town of the Kirov Region.
Excavator Monument Appears in Vladimir Region
An unusual monument has appeared in Kovrov town of the Vladimir Region. Celebrations of the towns foundation date were crowned with unveiling of a monument to the Excavator.
Monument to Baron Munchhausens Boot Unveiled in Kaliningrad
Ethnographic complex Fish Village in Kaliningrad has been embellished with quite an unusual monument an enormous forged boot of Baron Munchhausen.
Monument to Singer Valentina Tolkunova Unveiled in Kuban
A monument to the Peoples Artist of RSFSR, singer Valentina Tolkunova (1946-2010) has been unveiled in Belorechensky District of the Krasnodar Region.
Monument to Credit Card Unveiled in Yekaterinburg
The first-ever monument to a bank card has been opened in Yekaterinburg. The plastic card made of cast iron and coated with bronze weighs over 100 kg.
Unique 19th Century Architecture Monument to be Restored in Ufa
Vidineevsky Summer Theater which is a unique architecture monument of the 19th century is planned to be restored in Ufa.
First Alien Monument Appears in Russia
Russias first ever monument to an extraterrestrial has been set up in the Perm Territory.
Monument to Yoshkin Cat Set up in Yoshkar Ola
The sculptural composition Yoshkin Cat has been set up next to the main building of the Mari-El State University in Yoshkar Ola.
Cucumber Monument to Appear in Lipetsk Region
Monument to the cucumber will appear in Cherkassy Settlement near Lipetsk in the middle of July.
Monument to Russian Rock Band KINO Set up in Crimea
A large concrete guitar 3 meters high in honor of Russian rock star Victor Tsoy and his band KINO has appeared in Morskoye Settlement near Sudak in Crimea.

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