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Russia is a very friendly country. By chance it situated between West and East. Both parties always think about Russia like a their prize. In 17th century it was Poland. They've got what their cost. Lake many people before and many after. Next was France...More
It's always refreshing to see other statues than ones of Lenin as centerpieces of city centres. The one in Kostroma is dedicated to Russian national hero Ivan Susanin who refused to tell the whereabouts of the Tsar and was tortured to death because of that....More
Ivan Susanin is a national hero who protects our country from enemies. That's why this monument stands on the hill and faces the river Volga. If you come to Kostroma by boat, the first thing you'll see is this great monument. The monument is huge...More
Located near the center, the monument is perfectly fine for what it is, so you can spend all of 2 minutes looking at and move on. 100% of tourists will have no idea who Ivan Susanin was, so this monument has limited interest.