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Kurgan stelae

Russians Smashed a Thousand Years Old Kurgan Stelae in Kharkiv Region

Russians during the occupation of Izyum in the Kharkiv region smashed Kurgan stelae near the city, which stood there for a thousand years.

The Kurgan stelae are a group of ancient stone monoliths that are located in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine. The stelae, which are also known as kurgans, are thought to date back to the Bronze Age and are believed to have been used for a variety of purposes, including as grave markers and as symbols of power and status.

The Kurgan stelae are notable for their size and for the intricate carvings that adorn their surfaces. Many of the stelae are decorated with geometric patterns, as well as images of animals and humans. The meaning of these carvings is not fully understood, but they are thought to have had significant cultural and symbolic significance to the people who created them.

The Kurgan stelae are an important part of Ukraine’s cultural heritage, and they are a popular tourist destination in the Kharkiv region. Visitors to the stelae can learn about the history and culture of the area, as well as appreciate the beauty and craftsmanship of these ancient stone monoliths.

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