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Novodevitsji Cemetery

The Novodevitsji-cemetery is locates at the monastery in Moscow with the same name and is known as one of the most important cemeteries of Russia. During the Sovjet-era, only the cemetery at the Kremlin had a larger status.

A large number of important persons, generals and Heroes of the Soviet Union are buried here. Many of them served during the First and/or Second World War.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: John Shorack

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