Monument to perished residents renovated in Kamenyuki, 2009

Events, facts, documents and evidence: The village of Kamenyuki, the administrative center of the Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, has a monument to local residents who perished in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War. The memorial has the form of a wall covered with marble tiles that bear the names of the servicemen who sacrificed their lives for future generations.

The pictures below show the monument at the time when the old culture venue still existed in Kamenyuki.

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(June 13, 2004)
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(1 - May 10, 2006; 2 - June 13, 2004)

The shots below show the monument in winter, with the culture venue in the background.

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(1 - November 25, 2004; 2 - January 24, 2005)

No major work was done on the monument as preparations for the 600th anniversary of Belovezhskaya Pushcha’s protection proceeded. The panels with the engraved names were repainted, and students from the local environmental school cleaned up the area.

Below: painters at work.

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(September 3, 2009)

This is how the memorial looked after the first coating of paint was applied. The letters would be highlighted in white later.

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(September 3, 2009)

A final cleanup.

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(September 16, 2009)

This is the memorial upon the completion of the work.

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(September 19, 2009)