Tag: Memorial

Mallards in Riga memorial park

June 3, 2018 Birds 0

Mallards in Riga memorial park This duck belongs to the subfamily Anatinae of the waterfowl family Anatidae. The male birds (drakes) have a glossy green head and are grey on wings and belly while the females (hens or ducks) have mainly brown-speckled plumage. Both sexes have an area of white-bordered black or iridescent blue feathers… Read more

Victory Memorial to Soviet Army in Riga

June 3, 2018 Architecture 0

The Victory Memorial to Soviet Army (Latvian: Uzvaras piemineklis; Russian: Памятник освободителям Риги) in Riga, Latvia was erected in 1985 to commemorate the Soviet Army’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. Its original name was “Monument to the Liberators of Soviet Latvia and Riga from the German Fascist Invaders”. It consists of a… Read more