Monument to the Union Republics (Tbilisi Quarter)
Location: Slavutych, Ukraine
Completed: Year created not known
Sculptor: Not known
Genre: Soviet monument, former USSR
Slavutych is a purpose-built city in the north of Ukraine that was created from scratch to house civilians evacuated from the Chernobyl disaster of 1986. The city was designed and built by architects and workers from eight different countries, all of which were part of the Soviet Union at the time. These were Armenia, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia and Ukraine and representatives from each one were tasked with planning and building a section of the city that was indicative of the architectural style in their own country.
The Monument to the Union Republics is inscribed with the names of the eight capitals of the republics that participated in the construction of the city. More information about Slavutych.
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