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Bulgarian museum to honor Garegin Nzhdeh by erecting special statue

A statue symbolizing Garegin Nzhdeh, a legendary Armenian national hero of the First Republic period, is going to be erected in a Bulgarian town to honor the prominent statesman and military leader. The sculpture will be unveiled in the Palace of Cyrillic in Pliska (north-eastern Bulgaria) along with around 80 other monuments deidicated to prominent representatives of different nations, Rusarminfo.ru reports. The museum's founder, Karen Aleksanyan, said he visited Armenia last week to conduct a working meeting with specialists to ensure the highest level of work. He added that they expect the sculpture to be erected no sooner than this summer. The statues of such prominent Russian writers as Alexander Pushkin, Mikhail Dostoevsky and Sergey Yesenin will also have their permanent place at the museum.