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Obelisk Minsk Hero City

This memorial commemorates the fact that Minsk was declared "Hero City" on 26 June 1974 for its heroicly defence by her residents during the battle of Minsk (1941). The city was also awarded with the Lenin Order, Gold Star and the Hero title.

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