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 Monument to volunteer soldier unveiled in Kyiv. PHOTOS

A monument commemorating an anti-terrorist operation (ATO) volunteer soldier was inaugurated on Vladimir Mayakovsky Avenue in Kyiv on Sunday, July 10.

Verkhovna Rada Deputy, a member of Svoboda party Andrii Illienko wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

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"Kyiv's first monument to Ukrainian volunteer soldier has just been inaugurated in Troieshchyna [district of Kyiv - ed.]!" he wrote.

The monument features a soldier in an ammunition vest, armed with an assault rifle and carrying a helmet in his hand. The 205-centimeter monument is made of bronze.

As reported, the project was publicly discussed and supported by the residents of Desnianskyi district of Kyiv.

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