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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.
      
      Source: interfax.ru
      


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