Surrounded by stately green fir trees, towers a stone urn mounted on a monumental pedestal.
From the pedestal a scarlet coloured cloth cast in bronze falls across it covering the polished granite urn.
At the foot of the monument on the granite slab there is a wreath of laurels cast in metal.
Night and day an inextinguishable blue fire is blazing.
This monument is to perpetuate the memory of those who sacrificed their lives in the struggle for Soviet power.
The memorial was unveiled on November 6, 1957, on the eve of the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution.
On July 12, 1958, in honour of the 40th Jubilee of the Communist Party of the Ukraine the light of Eternal Glory was kindled.
in the centre of the square on University Hill
The Memorial was designed by S. Gourova.
Воин - освободитель Харькова
Warrior the liberator of Kharkov
Ск. Рык, И.П.Ястребов.
Арх. Максименко, Святенко.
Heroes of Young Communist League
In 1958, in the days of the 40th Jubilee of the Lenin Young Communist League, the YCL Heroes Lane came into being.
On either side of the Lane, hiding in rich verdure, on pedestals are the bronze sculptures of the renowned YCL Heroes, whose feats in the days of the Great Patriotic War will forever remain in the hearts of the present and future generations.
The Lane commences with the bust of N. Ostrovsky, then follows the sculptural figures of Z. Kosmodemyanskaya, A. Matrosov, 0. Koshevoy, and the members of Kharkov YCL I. Minailenko, A. Zoubarev, G. Nikitina, L. Ubiyvovk.
In 1899, the citizens ofKharkov, marking the centenary of the birthday of the genius of Russian literature, decided to erect a monument in Theatre square, and the street aqlacent to the square was named Pushkin street.
Monument was unveiled on May 26, 1904.
A bronze bust of the poet crowned by laurels garlands is mounted on the tetrahedral granite pedestal.
The postament bears the inscription: "To A.S.Pushkin. The City ofKharkov".