The Uzbek national flag flutters over a Soviet-era monument (created by sculptor Dmitry Ryabichev in 1982) to the blacksmith Shaakhmed Shamakhmudov and his wife Bahri Akramova who adopted 15 children of different nationalities, who lost their parents and were evacuated to Tashkent during WWII placed at the Park of Amity in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan. During Second World War more than one million evacuees, including more than 200,000 children who had lost their parents, were moved to Uzbekistan. Every day, between 200 and 400 orphans arrived at Tashkent railway station.

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