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Memorial In Akbulak

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Memorial to the fallen in the Great Patriotic war and to Soviet soldiers-intrnationalists died in Afganistan, in rayon center Akbulak of Orenburg region. The Soviet Union has suffered great losses in World War II. About 27 million lives were the victory price. It's come a national tradition - to assign flowers to monuments of war heroes on V-days, every May the 9th. At 3:17 p. m. on 26th of June, 2013.

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A: View On Akbulak From A Hill

di Metik Sergey, 2.4 km di distanza

Akbulak settlement in Orenburg region, the administrative center of Akbulaksky rayon. Its population ...

View On Akbulak From A Hill

B: Mamontov Yar On Ilek River

di Metik Sergey, 12.1 km di distanza

Mamontov Yar (high bank) near Novoodessky settlement. The name is due to numerous bones of a mammoth ...

Mamontov Yar On Ilek River

C: On Dombar Mountain

di Metik Sergey, 21.1 km di distanza

View on Orenburg steppe from Dombar mountain 295 meters above sea level. At the foot of the Mountain ...

On Dombar Mountain

D: View On Steppe Near Dombar Mountain

di Metik Sergey, 21.1 km di distanza

Orenburg steppe in the middle of a hot summer. There can be seen Dombar mountain 295 meters above sea...

View On Steppe Near Dombar Mountain

E: View On Steppe Near Mezhgorny Settlement

di Metik Sergey, 22.0 km di distanza

View on steppe in the end of summer. Outputs of Сretaceous deposits can be seen to the North-East. It...

View On Steppe Near Mezhgorny Settlement

F: Itchashkan Small River

di Metik Sergey, 22.2 km di distanza

View from a hill on steppe and Itchashkan small river in the end of dry summer. On a border of Sol-Il...

Itchashkan Small River

G: On Steep Bank Of Ilek River

di Metik Sergey, 22.2 km di distanza

View from a steep bank of Ilek river. It's a left inflow of Ural with a length of 623 km. The name of...

On Steep Bank Of Ilek River

H: View On Steppe Near Novopavlovka Village

di Metik Sergey, 22.4 km di distanza

View from a hill on steppe and Itchashkan small river in the end of dry summer. Near a border of Sol-...

View On Steppe Near Novopavlovka Village

I: Itchashkan River Valley

di Metik Sergey, 23.2 km di distanza

View from a hill on steppe and Itchashkan small river. There's a triangulation mark on the top for al...

Itchashkan River Valley

J: Groves In Steppe

di Metik Sergey, 23.3 km di distanza

Picturesque birch and aspen groves on hill slopes in Akbulaksky rayon (administrative territorial uni...

Groves In Steppe

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