Eternal Flame

Вечный огонь

Place: Field of Mars 

Time of creation: 1956

Significance: This is the first eternal fire in the Soviet Union. All other eternal fires across the country were lighted from this fire.

Interesting facts: This eternal fire burns above the graves of the victims of two revolutions: The Russian Revolution of 1917 and The Great Patriotic War. It is interesting that now this cemetery is a favorite place for sunbathing during the day and for warming up at the Eternal Flame at night.


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