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LIKE 4 Likes. Boris Bushmin. Contact Cities to License this Panorama. The Motherland Calls statue is situated on top of the Mamaev Kurgan hill, the highest point in the city of Volgograd. As the hill offers a clear view over the whole city and the River Volga, it saw heavy fighting during the Battle of Stalingrad, changing hands a number of times. The statue was designed by sculptor Yevgeny Vuchetich and structural engineer Nikolai Nikitin The form of the statue may have been inspired by the Winged Victory of Samothrace, a 2nd century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike Victory that is on display at the Louvre in Paris.
The statue is constructed from reinforced concrete, with a system of supporting cables in the interior. When it was dedicated in , it was the tallest free-standing statue in the world.
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