If you’re traveling to Minsk soon, you will find one of the city’s key landmarks undergoing a major makeover – Victory Square has been put under reconstruction.
Until May 2020.
The monument, opened in 1954, will re-open by 9 May 2020.
Builders will renovate the obelisk itself, and also the underground part of the monument.
There is a plan to install a projector for broadcasting was-related videos, separate the hall the monument from the underpass with glass doors, put up benches and decorate walls with pictures related to WWII.