Bust of Nicholas II established in Kalach

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Bust monument to Emperor Nicholas II by local sculptor Viktor Grishchenko

On Saturday, 29th August, 2020, a new bust monument to Emperor Nicholas II was unveiled and consecrated on the grounds of the Church of the Ascension of the Lord in the town of Kalach, Voronezh region. According to local historian Pavel Popov, this is the only monument to the emperor in the region.

In addition to the monument made by local sculptor Viktor Grishchenko, a granite icon depicting the Holy Royal Martyrs was also consecrated, to be mounted on the monument at a later date.

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Archpriest Evgeniy Bey consecrates the bust monument to Emperor Nicholas II

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Granite icon depicting the Holy Royal Martyrs 

© Paul Gilbert. 2 September 2020

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