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Memorial Celebrating Russia's Liberation of Kosice  
   

Memorial Celebrating Russia's Liberation of Kosice

This is the only memorial I have seen with the Communist hammer and sickle.
Kosice

April 13th 2006
Kosice is the second largest city in Slovakia with about 300,000 people living within the city limits. Nancy and I agreed that the town has a much smaller feeling. Actually it felt like a small town. The old, central part of the city is quite interesting. The surrounding hills are covered with large, Soviet style, high rise apartments. Anyone who has seen the Soviet style high rise apartment ... read more
Europe » Slovakia » Kosice Region » Kosice

Slovak Flag In 1918 the Slovaks joined the closely related Czechs to form Czechoslovakia. Following the chaos of World War II, Czechoslovakia became a Communist nation within Soviet-ruled Eastern Europe. Soviet influence collapsed in 1989 and Czechoslovakia once... ... read more
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