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The 100 mm field gun M1944 (BS-3) was a Soviet 100 mm anti-tank and field gun. The gun was successfully employed in the late stages of World War II, and remained in service into the 1950s, being replaced in Soviet service by the T-12 antitank gun and the 85 mm antitank gun D-48 in 1955. The BS-3 was also sold to a number of other countries and in some of these countries the gun is still in service. A number of BS-3 pieces are still stored in Russian Ground Forces arsenals. Also, in 2012, at least 12 BS-3 guns are active with the 18th Machine Gun Artillery Division, located on the Kuril Islands, used as anti-ship and anti-landing guns.
The 122 mm howitzer M1938 (M-30) was a Soviet 121.92 mm (4.8 inch) howitzer. The weapon was developed by the design bureau of Motovilikha Plants, headed by F. F. Petrov, in the late 1930s, and was in production from 1939 to 1955. The M-30 saw action in World War II, mainly as a divisional artillery piece of the Red Army (RKKA). Captured guns were also employed later in the conflict by the German Wehrmacht and the Finnish Army. Post World War II the M-30 saw combat in numerous conflicts of the mid- to late twentieth century in service of other countries' armies, notably in the Middle East.
The Sukhoi Su-27 is a Soviet-origin twin-engine supermaneuverable fighter aircraft designed by Sukhoi. It was intended as a direct competitor for the large United States fourth-generation fighters such as the Grumman F-14 Tomcat and McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, with 3,530-kilometre (1,910 nmi) range, heavy aircraft ordnance, sophisticated avionics and high maneuverability. The Su-27 was designed for air superiority missions, and subsequent variants are able to perform almost all aerial warfare operations. It was designed with the Mikoyan MiG-29 as its complement.
4. Успенський собор
The Assumption or Dormition Cathedral was the main Orthodox church of Kharkov, Russian Empire until the construction of the Annunciation Cathedral in 1901. The cathedral stands on the University Hill by the bank of the Lopan River and dominates the entire downtown. The Neoclassical cathedral bell tower, built in the 1820s and 1830s to a height of 90 meters, remained the tallest building in the city until the 21st century. The cathedral is the only building in Kharkov visited by almost all Russian Emperors starting with Catherine the Great.
The Mil Mi-8 is a medium twin-turbine helicopter, originally designed by the Soviet Union, and now produced by Russia. In addition to its most common role as a transport helicopter, the Mi-8 is also used as an airborne command post, armed gunship, and reconnaissance platform. Along with the related, more powerful Mil Mi-17, the Mi-8 is among the world's most-produced helicopters, used by over 50 countries. As of 2015, when combined the two helicopters are the third most common operational military aircraft in the world.
6. Пам'ятник засновникам міста
The monument to the founders of Kharkiv - a monumental building to the founders of Kharkiv was donated by the mayor of Moscow Yuriy Luzhkov for City Day. Established on August 22, 2004 to the 350th anniversary of the city. Located at the beginning of science avenue at the corner with Independence Avenue. The monument is made by the famous Moscow sculptor Zurab Tseretel. Kharkiv mayor Volodymyr Shumilkin, Head of Kharkiv Regional State Administration Yevhen Kushnaryov participated in the opening of the monument.
The Sukhoi Su-24 is a supersonic, all-weather attack aircraft developed in the Soviet Union. The aircraft has a variable-sweep wing, twin-engines and a side-by-side seating arrangement for its crew of two. It was the first of the USSR's aircraft to carry an integrated digital navigation/attack system. It remains in service with the Russian Air Force, Syrian Air Force, Ukrainian Air Force, Algerian Air Force and various other air forces to which it was exported.
The BRDM-2 is an amphibious armoured scout car used by states that were part of the Soviet Union and its allies. It was also known under the designations BTR-40PB, BTR-40P-2 and GAZ 41-08. This vehicle, like many other Soviet designs, has been exported extensively and is in use in at least 38 countries. It was intended to replace the older BRDM-1, and has improved amphibious capabilities and better armament compared to its predecessor.
Pamyatnik in Studbatovites, a monument to HSU students-student camp volunteers-a sculpture in downtown Kharkiv dedicated to the feat of Kharkiv University students named after Gorky who signed up to volunteer in the active military at the start of the Great Patriotic War and went to the front lines in July 1941. In the autumn of 1941, the vast majority of students were killed in the Whitechapel area and in the defense of Moscow.
The Mikoyan MiG-29 is a twin-engine supermaneuverable fighter aircraft designed in the Soviet Union. Developed by the Mikoyan design bureau as an air superiority fighter during the 1970s, the MiG-29, along with the larger Sukhoi Su-27, was developed to counter new U. S. fighters such as the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle and the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon. The MiG-29 entered service with the Soviet Air Forces in 1982.
The average T-54 tank is 36.4 tons. Crew 4 people. Weapons: 100 mm gun, two 7.62 mm machine guns "SGMT", 12.7 mm machine gun "DSK". Armor 100-190 mm. The maximum speed is 50 km/h. Engine power 520 hp It is the world's first main mass production tank. It is also the world's first tank that is built in a very large number. The only main combat tank, built in very large quantities.
The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 is a supersonic jet fighter and interceptor aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. Its nicknames include: "balalaika", because its planform resembles the stringed musical instrument of the same name; "Ołówek", Polish for "pencil", due to the shape of its fuselage, and "Én Bạc", meaning "silver swallow", in Vietnamese.
13. Собор Успіння Пресвятої Діви Марії
The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary also called Assumption Cathedral is the name given to a religious building affiliated with the Catholic Church that follows the Roman or Latin rite and is located in the city of Kharkiv in Kharkiv Oblast in east part of the European country of Ukraine. The temple was built in neo-Gothic style between 1887 and 1892 on Gogol Street.
14. Скрипаль на даху
The monument "Skrypaly on the Roof" is a monument dedicated to people of creative professions, which was installed in 2003 on the roof of building No. 18 on the Constitution Square in Kharkiv, in 2017 it was transferred to the roof of the Platinum Plaza building, which is owned by the author of the project. The sculptor is Seifaddin Gurbanov, the author of the idea is Alexander Feldman.
The Sukhoi Su-25 Grach is a subsonic, single-seat, twin-engine jet aircraft developed in the Soviet Union by Sukhoi. It was designed to provide close air support for Soviet Ground Forces. The first prototype made its maiden flight on 22 February 1975. After testing, the aircraft went into series production in 1978 in Tbilisi in the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic.
16. Аеро Л-39 «Альбатрос»
The Aero L-39 Albatros is a high-performance jet trainer developed in Czechoslovakia by Aero Vodochody. It was designed during the 1960s as a replacement for the Aero L-29 Delfín as a principal training aircraft. It was the first trainer aircraft to be equipped with a turbofan powerplant. The type was exported to a wide range of countries as a military trainer.
17. Пам'ятник Петру Сагайдачному
The monument to Petrov Sahaidachny-a monument to the Ukrainian hetman Petro Konashevich-Sahaidachny was erected on June 14, 2008 in the Gagarin district of Sevastopol before celebrating the 225th anniversary of the city. The authors are sculptor Vladimir Lutsak. The main patron of the project was the head of the Transcontinental Association Yuriy Kolesnikov.
18. Благовіщенський кафедральний собор
The Annunciation Cathedral is the main Orthodox church of Kharkiv, Ukraine. The pentacupolar Neo-Byzantine structure with a distinctive 80-meter-tall bell tower was completed on 2 October 1888, from designs by a local architect, Mikhail Lovtsov. The church was consecrated in 1901, and the earlier Annunciation church was then pulled down.
The Mil Mi-6, given the article number izdeliye 50 and company designation V-6, is a Soviet/Russian heavy transport helicopter that was designed by the Mil design bureau. It was built in large numbers for both military and civil roles and used to be the largest helicopter in production until Mil Mi-26 was put in production in 1980.
20. Пам'ятник незалежності «Україна, що летить»
The Independence Monument "Flying Ukraine" is a monument erected in honor of the proclamation of Ukraine's Independence on August 24, 1991 in the city of Kharkiv on constitution square. It was solemnly opened on August 22, 2012 on the eve of the 21st anniversary of the Independence of the state and the Day of the city of Kharkiv.
21. Площа архітекторів
Architects' Square is a square in Kharkiv at the intersection of Pushkinskaya and Zhon Myronosyts streets. As the square was announced in 2009, before that this territory had no official status of the square, although in fact it was formed in 1995 after the opening of the Metro station architect Beketov.
22. Дзеркальний струмінь
It is a gazebo and fountain in Kharkiv, the first of the twelve official symbols of the city. It is located on Samui Street in Victory Park, opposite the new building later built by Kharkov Opera and Ballet Theatre. The glass or crystal jet was designed and built by architect V. I. Korzh in 1947.
23. Ту-143 «Рейс»
The Tupolev Tu-143 Reys was a Soviet unmanned reconnaissance aircraft in service with the Soviet Army and a number of its Warsaw Pact and Middle East allies during the late 1970s and 1980s. It contained a reconnaissance pod that was retrieved after flight, and from which imagery was retrieved.
24. Свято-Пантелеймонівський храм РПЦ
St. Panteleimon Church is a church in Kharkiv, Kharkiv region, consecrated on July 27, 1885. It is located in the city center near the source of St. Panteleimon at: 94 Klochkivska Street. The main holiday of the temple: August 9 - in honor of the Holy Martyr and Healer Panteleimon.
The Mil Mi-24 is a large helicopter gunship, attack helicopter and low-capacity troop transport with room for eight passengers. It is produced by Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant and has been operated since 1972 by the Soviet Air Force and its successors, along with 48 other nations.
26. Пам'ятник закоханим
The monument to the lover - is an arch formed by the figures of a young man and a girl flying and merge into a kiss. It is located in Kharkiv in Square on Pushkin Street, near the metro station of architect Beketov. The monument is open on September 1, 2002.
The 76-mm divisional gun M1942 (ZiS-3) was a Soviet 76.2 mm divisional field gun used during World War II. ZiS was a factory designation and stood for Zavod imeni Stalina, the honorific title of Artillery Factory No. 92, which first constructed this gun.
28. пам’ятник Ярославу Мудрому
Yaroslav the Wise or Yaroslav I Vladimirovich was the Grand Prince of Kiev from 1019 until his death. He was also the Prince of Novgorod on three occasions, uniting the principalities for a time. Yaroslav's baptismal name was George after Saint George.
The ZiS-2 was a Soviet 57-mm anti-tank gun used during World War II. The ZiS-4 was a version of the gun meant to be installed in tanks. ZiS stands for Zavod imeni Stalina, the official title of Artillery Factory No. 92, which produced the gun first.
30. Пам'ятник Тарасу Шевченку
The Stupa Monument to the Talas Grogolev Primary School, which includes the Talas Grogolev Primary School among the hardcore Ukrainian poets, writers, artists and thinkers, is one of the best memorial specimens of the primary school in the world.
31. Харківська муніципальна галерея
32. Науково-просвітницький музей сексуальних культур світу
The Museum of Sexual Cultures is a scientific and educational museum, which explores the sexual cultures of a number of countries. The first of its kind in both Ukraine, and in post-Soviet Eastern Europe, it is located in Kharkiv.
33. Покровський собор
The Pokrovskyi Monastery Cathedral is the oldest cathedral in Kharkiv, Ukraine, built in 1689. The complex includes the seminary, Pokrovskyi Cathedral, Kharkiv episcopal residence and the Temple of the Mother of God Ozerianska.
34. Борцям за Незалежність України
The monument to the heroes who laid the head for the independence and freedom of Ukraine is a monument on University Street. It was solemnly opened on November 6, 1957. The author of the monument is architect LV Gurov.
35. Василеві Каразіну
The monument to Vasyl Karazin in Kharkiv is a monument to the outstanding Ukrainian scientist-educator, inventor, public figure, founder of the first university in eastern Ukraine (1805) Vasyl Karazin in Kharkiv.
36. Харківський морський музей
The Moria Museum is a museum dedicated to the history of shipbuilding and navigation. Opened June 3, 2009. It is located in the center of Kharkov, in the building of the DK "Police" on Zhon Myronosyts Street.
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