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Motherland Monument
Монумент "Родина-Мать"

Heroes of Great Patriotic War Square
Kiev Ukraine

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1981
Building Uses
 - museum
 - monument
 - observation
Structural Types
 - statue
 - truss tower
Architectural Style
 - neo-classical
Materials
 - steel
 - granite
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire354 ftwarmuseum.kiev.ua/img/skulptura4.gif
to tip of monument (includes base)
Top floor302 ft-"-
to top observation deck
Base of statue131 ft-"-
Observation (lower)115 ft-"-
to lower observation deck
Basement58 ft

Description
• Architects: V. A. Yelizarov, E. M. Stamo, G. Kisly, N. Feshchenko
• Sculptors: E. V. Vuchetich (designer), V. Z. Borodaj (main sculptor), F. M. Sogoyan, V. Vinaykin
• Erector: Kyivski Paris Commune Plant
• Designer: E.O.Paton Electric Welding Institute
• Weight of statue: 450 t
• Weight of sword: 12 t
• Weight of shield: 13 t
• Sword length: 16 m
• Shield dimensions: 13 × 8 m
• The shield contains the national emblem of the USSR
• Tallest statue and monument in Ukraine

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