St. Petersburg, Russia - August 15, 2009 -- Close-up of the Statue of an Angel holding a Cross on top of the Alexander Column on Palace Square near the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia on Saturday, August 15, 2009.  The column, built between 1829 and 1834 commemorates the victory  of Tsar Alexander I over Napoleon in the Patriotic War of 1812.  It stands 47.5 meters (155 feet, 8 inches) tall.  It was sculpted by Boris Orlovsky..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP
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St. Petersburg, Russia - August 15, 2009 -- Close-up of the Statue of an Angel holding a Cross on top of the Alexander Column on Palace Square near the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia on Saturday, August 15, 2009. The column, built between 1829 and 1834 commemorates the victory of Tsar Alexander I over Napoleon in the Patriotic War of 1812. It stands 47.5 meters (155 feet, 8 inches) tall. It was sculpted by Boris Orlovsky..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP

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Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 15 Aug 2009
Location: St. Petersburg Russia
Credit: Ron Sachs - CNP
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