Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Soldier Killed for Refusal to Accept Islam Now Set in Bronze
28.09.2010 13:31
Soldier Killed for Refusal to Accept Islam Now Set in Bronze
Yevgeny Rodionov

Monument to Yevgeny Rodionov, a soldier who perished in Chechen Republic in the 1990s has been set up in his native town of Kuznetsk in Penza Region .
      Private Rodionov was killed by Chechen militants, when kept a prisoner in Chechnya, on May, 23rd, 1996. He was decapitated for refusal to take off the underwear cross he was wearing and accept Islam.
      "The monument depicts a bronze candle with its flame embracing a soldier who is holding a cross", - the report reads. The monument will be unveiled near the school, where Yevgeny Rodionov studied.
      The author of the monument is the Ukrainian sculptor Sergey Mardar.


Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Graphic Novel MAUS Published in Russia
Jubilee Exhibition of Actress Inna Churikova Opened in Moscow
Dzerzhinsky Monument Collapsed in Volgograd
Elbe Day Film to be Produced in Poland
Photographers of Russia before 1917 Exhibition Runs in Nizhny Novgorod

comments powered by Disqus

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
Moscow  bitcoins  Russian Literature  Danila Kozlowski  migrant workers  Rashid Nurgaliev  Vladimir Vysotsky  Russian parliament  Sochi Games   Old Moscow  Open Data Portal  American Indians  Elections 2012  Cyrillics  Russia-Ukraine  Alexander II  Baikal  Tyumen plane crush  Velikiye Luki  Russian Cinema  Russian tourism  Russian universities  Ded Moroz  Russian history  Moscow hotels  Mikhail Fridman  Exhibitions in Moscow  Yermolino  Curonian Lagoon  Mikhail Khodorkovsky  corruption in Russia  Resources  Russian regions  Kashin  Russian business  Slovo festival  Archeology  World City Political Walk Helsinki  Unusual Monuments  Sergey Magnitsky  Spring-Summer'13  Russian politics  Tretyakov Gallery  Moscow Helsinki Group Award  Soviet  Kremlin  trains  Valery Bryusov  Rostelecom   alcohol market 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites