Obelisk in Memory of the Decembrists: Ostrov Dekabristov (Decembrists’ Island)

Ostrov Dekabristov (Decembrists' Island)
In 1939, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, an obelisk of black marble was set up on the spot where, as the legend goes, the executed Decembrisfs were buried. The names of P. I. Pesiel, K. F. Ryleyev, S. I. Muravyov-Apostol, M. P. Be-stuzhev-Ryumin and P. G. Kakhovsky are engraved on the pedestal of the obelisk,

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