War Memorial Brest Fortress, Belarus

Photo of the Week: War Memorial Brest Fortress, Belarus This is a guest post by Thornton Cohen. See more of his photography at https://thorntoncohen.com/galleries   For anyone who has an interest in epic Soviet architecture and all the statues and memorials that can be found in the former Soviet republics, Belarus is a must. Belarus is a country trying to figure out both its future and its past. Formerly the Soviet republic of Belorussia, it took a hammering during the Second World War, losing significant parts of the population and economy to that destruction. Brest Hero Fortress predates the Second World War by more...

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