• Medina called the events of October 1917 "the great Russian revolution"

  • The Minister of culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky met with the Governor of Sevastopol Dmitry Ovsyannikov and visited the Cape Crystal, where it is planned to establish a "Monument of reconciliation and harmony", dedicated to the civil war of 1917-1923. This was reported on the portal "New Sevastopol" on Friday, June 30.

    "This year is the centenary of the great October revolution, which some call a coup. And this is just Great Russian revolution," he told reporters.

    It is noted that the opening of the sculpture is planned to the national unity Day and the centenary of the October revolution.

    As writes news Agency REGNUM, "a Monument to reconciliation and Concord" will be built with the support of the Russian military-historical society, which initiated the installation. It will be a 25-meter high stele at the base of which will have figures of white guard and red army.

    The October revolution (the Great October socialist revolution or Bolshevik revolution) is one of the largest political events of the twentieth century, occurred in Russia in October (new style — November), 1917.

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