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monument of Tatischev

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Monument Century N. Tatischev - founder of the city of Togliatti, the equestrian statue Century N. Tatishchev, established in Togliatti on the Volga river. The monument was taken under protection by the resolution of the Togliatti City Duma as an object of monumental art, also representing historical value.

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