Nikopol, Ukraine, Armenian Genocide Memorial Khachkar

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Subject:Dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide of 1915. The cross-stone will serve as a reminder and testament to the Armenian Genocide, and hopefully prevent future crimes against humanity. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Monumental Sculpture, Park
Sponsor(s):Armenian community of Nikopol in Ukraine’s Dneropetrovsk province
Placement:Standing on its own.
Physical Setting:Flat land.
Tourist Amenities:No
Physical Condition:Damaged. On January 4, 2011, the monument was destroyed by a suspected 28 year old local citizen.
Location:Nikopol, Ukraine
Location Description:In Armenian Park, the central park of the Ukranian town of Nikopol.
Opening Date:October 11, 2008
Notable Visitors:Armenia’s Ambassador to Ukraine, Jivan Movsisian, October 11, 2008.

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