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Battlefields and war memorials in Russia

In the European part of Russia, there are several war memorials that belong to different centuries. Three Battlefields where the most important battles took place: the battle of Kulikovo in 1380, the battle of Borodino in 1812, and the battle of Prokhorov in 1943.

These three fields have large-scale memorials that are very interesting to see: Kulikovo field in the Tula region, Borodino field in the Moscow region and Prokhorov field in the Belgorod region.

There are two war memorials in Volgograd, which are dedicated to the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942. One of them is located on Mamayev Kurgan, the other is the Museum of the Stalingrad Battle on the Volga Bank near Gergardt mill and Pavlov house, which were the main nodes of the city defense

You should definitely visit Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow, where the Central Museum of the World War II, which is often called the Victory Museum, is located. The Museum and Victory Park are dedicated to the events of the Second World war.

Here on Poklonnaya hill there is a Museum-panorama of the battle of Borodino 1812, and in the center of Moscow on Manezhnaya square, there is a Museum of the 1812 War. In General, all cities where the battles of the war of 1812 with Napoleon took place have war memorials.

Most major cities in the European part of Russia have memorials and museums dedicated to the events of the Second World war. These museums are dedicated to the history of the region and the events that took place there.