The Zaisan Memorial is located south of the Mongolia capital of Ulaanbaatar that honors Soviet soldiers killed in World War II. The memorial features a circular mural that depicts scenes of friendship between the peoples of the Soviet and Mongolia. The mural depicts scenes such as Soviet support for Mongolia's independence declaration in 1921, the defeat of the Japanese Kwantung Army by the Soviets at Khalhkin Gol on the Mongolian border in 1939, victory over Nazi Germany and peacetime achievements such as Soviet space flights. It was erected by the Russian’s to commemorate those killed in the Second World War between Russia and Germany and Mongolia and Japan and the ensuing peace between these countries.
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