25 Must Do in Russia

25 Must Do in Russia

In memory of the war, there is a WWII memorial complex called "To the Heroes of the Stalingrad Battle". This is very well-known all over the former soviet union (FSU) countries as Mamayev Kurgan. This 48 meters tall monument is in Volgograd, has Mother Russia and it stands on a hill crest. The posture is of her raising the sword in the mid air. It is the highest point of the city and its actually a Tatar burial site. Now this open-air museum has 35,000 Russian solders buried altogether there. ... [ read more ]