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Karaganda - Coal miners monument

Monument of two coal minders proudly holding a large chunk of coal above their head

Karaganda - Lenin statue

Lenin statue in on square in the city centre of Karaganda

Karaganda - Lenin statue

Hardly any Soviet monuments have been removed in Karaganda, Lenin's still stands proudly on the main square

Karaganda - Lenin statue

A statue of Lenin with the famous Soviet writer Maxim Gorky

Karaganda - Eternal flame

Eternal flame that is part of the Karaganda World War II monument in honor of the Hero's of the Soviet Union

Karaganda - Nurken Abdirov monument

Monument to Nurken Abdirov, a Soviet pilot from Karaganda who deliberately crashed in a column of German tanks

Karaganda - Soviet soldiers monument

Monument erected in honor of the Red Army soldiers who fought and died during World War II

Karaganda - BTR-16

BTR-60 armored personnel carriers used as a war memorial and by children to play on

Karaganda - BTR-16

The driver's station of the BTR-60 has been stripped of most of its parts, the steering wheel is still in place

Karaganda - World War II memorial

Operation Barbarossa, the Nazi's invade the holy Soviet motherland with their tanks

Karaganda - World War II memorial

Cities are bombed to ruble millions of innocent people die during the blitzkrieg

Karaganda - World War II memorial

The Soviets start to fight back, partisans have just blown up a Nazi railway bridge

Karaganda - World War II memorial

The Soviet air force attacks a German column of tanks, artillery and vehicles

Karaganda - World War II memorial

The German 6th army is now surrounded inside Stalingrad, this is the beginning of the end for Hitler

Karaganda - World War II memorial

1945, the Red Army has reached Berlin, artillery is shelling the Reichstag, Hitler commits suicide

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