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Victory Memorial to Soviet Army, Riga, Latvia
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The Victory Memorial to Soviet Army in Riga, Latvia was erected in 1985 to commemorate the Soviet Army's victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.


It consists of a 79 meter tall obelisk and two groups of sculptures, symbolizing Mother Russia and Red Army soldiers.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victory_Memorial_to_Soviet_Army_%28Riga%29

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Copyright: Vil Muhametshin
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Taken: 12/03/2010
Uploaded: 12/03/2010
Updated: 25/06/2014
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