“Glory” Memorial, Tiraspol, Transdniester

Tiraspol’s main war memorial commemorates the dead of the Great Patriotic War, the Afghanistan War and the Transdniestran War of 1990-2. Not unusually, the centrepiece of the memorial is a T-34/85.

T-34, TiraspolThere are also a number of individual and mass graves, and a Grave of the Unknown Soldier (below). The inscription reads: “Имя твое неизвестно, подвиг твои бессмертен. Неизвестному солдату.” This means “Your name is unknown, your deed is immortal. Unknown soldier.”

Grave of the Unknown Soldier, TiraspolThe memorial is located opposite the government building on 25th October Street (ул. 25 Октября), one of the main routes through the centre of Tiraspol.

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