The city was occupied by the Nazis on July 10, 1942.It was liberated by the Red Army on January 31, 1943.About 15 thousand inhabitants of Kreminna County fought at the fronts of the last war and half of them perished in battles. Sixteen inhabitants of the county became Heroes of the Soviet Union.The war memorial is not like dozens of other war...more
The church memorial cross and the huge Lenin monument are the biggest landmarks in the main square.The memorial plaque at the foot of the cross reads, At this place the Most Holy Trinity Cathedral was built in 1837 and it was destroyed in 1939. Unfortunately the memorial plaque does not specify who the cathedral was destroyed by. We only have to...more
The first machine-operatorof Kreminna CountyAlexey Yarotsky(the village of Nevske)used to work at this tractorThis is the inscription at the first tractor monument that stands at the entrance to the local lore museum at 16 Red Square.The museum occupies an old historical building.There is a memorial plaque on the wall. It reads, This building...more
There are three memorials in the city park:- the war memorial;- the Afghan war memorial;- the Chernobyl catastrophe memorial.The last two memorial are two stones united by one obelisk.The inscription on the Chernobyl memorial plaque reads, Time does not heal the pain of Chernobyl. There are names and dates of life of seventeen persons who took part...more
Kreminna is an old coalmining city.There is a coalminers memorial dedicated in 1995.It contains 121 names of the coalminers who perished fulfilling their duty, among them three ladies - those who died during accidents soon after the war.The inscription on the memorial reads, To the coalminers who perished in coalmines from the livingmore
The central square is called like in Moscow - Red Square.Before 1939 it was the territory of the church, but after the church had been blown up by the Bolsheviks, they renamed the area into Red Square "by the will of the people".Now there is a memorial cross commemorating that old church.Since Kreminna is a coalmining city, the monument to Lenin is...more
This nightclub occupies the building of the former movie theater.
On weekends and on state holidays there are discos there.
There is a cafe nearby - Margo Cafe where you can "get spiritually ready" for a dance...
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There is a letter to the future generation installed into the wall of the leisure center built in 1967.The naïve city residents of 1967 hoped to see a developed Communist country in fifty years when the 100th anniversary of the “Great October Socialist Revolution” would be observed.I wonder what those people would say now…Anyhow, the inscription on...more
I haven't seen any church in Kreminna. There is one here, but it is not seen from any downtown street since it is located down the hill.I know there are several big churches in Kreminna County and even a monastery in Varvarivka.There is a big poster on the wall of the Leisure Center that reads, Let's Revive the Lost Shrines!It is about the revival...more
This is where young amateur singer and actors meet on weekends, exchange their ideas and make short performances.When I was there, Gallina, the deputy director of the leisure center, an Honorary Citizen of Kreminna, presented me with this badge (picture 1) that enables me to attend the sittings of the Musical Drawing-Room.Thanks, Gallina and ~ good...more