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Mother Motherland

Kiev's Mother Motherland Statue

RodinaMother Motherland is a monumental, massive, ugly statue of the "Mother of the Motherland" in Kiev, Ukraine. The sculpture is a part of Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Kiev.

Built by Yevgeny Vuchetich, the titanium statue stands 62 meters (203 feet) tall upon the museum building with the overall structure measuring 102 m (335 ft) and weighing 530 tons.

The sword in the statue's right hand is 16 m (53 ft) long weighing 9 tons, with the left hand holding up a 13 m (43 ft) by 8 m (26 ft) shield with the Coat of arms of the Soviet Union.

The Memorial hall of the Museum displays marble plaques with carved names of more than 11,600 soldiers and over 200 workers of the home-front honored during the war with the title of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Hero of Socialist Labor. On the hill beneath the museum, traditional flower shows are held.

 

 


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Kiev (Kyiv) is one of the more beautiful cities in Europe. Founded 1500 years ago, Kiev is the bustling capital of newly independent Ukraine.

This city, with a population of 3 million people, is distinguished for its rich architecture and cultural life. 

A visitor to Kiev cannot help but to notice its women. The ladies of Kiev are some of the most beautiful, friendly, sexy women on the planet.  Click to See Slide Presentation 

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