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"Moscow Street" in Kutaisi renamed to Shindisi Heroes Street - PHOTO

"Moscow Street" in Kutaisi renamed to Shindisi Heroes Street

Moscow Street in Kutaisi got renamed and from today will be called "Shindisi Heroes Street."

As Report.ge was told in Kutaisi City Hall, at the city mayor's initiative, the decision was made on the 100th anniversary of the Soviet occupation.

The battle of Shindisi took place on August 11, 2008, and is one of the most notable and challenging episodes in the chronicle of the August war. 17 Georgian soldiers of the engineering subdivision of the 2nd Infantry Brigade of the Georgian Armed Forces were killed in an unequal clash with the Russian military - Alexandre Oniani, Emzar Tsilosani, Vepkhvia Jishkariani, Zviad Katsadze, Teimuraz Beridze, Ilia Gabunia, Ilia Sheklashvili, Irakli Janelidze, Kakha Koshadze, Levan Melkadze, Marlen Baramia, Mikheil Dvalishvili, Nikoloz Porchkhidze, Roman Zoidze, Ruslan Tsuladze, Felix Kakauridze, and Shmagi Kupatadze. 

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