On the square in front of the circus there is a monument devoted to the unique duo of outstanding Russian clowns Yuri Nikulin and Mikhail Shuydin. They had been working together for more than 30 years. The sculpture, made by Igor Minin, depicts a scene of the famous circus act «Horses».
The base has the inscription: «To the Soldiers of WWII, the Brilliant Russian Clowns Yuri Nikulin and Mikhail Shuydin.» The authors of the monument emphasized the participation of both artists in WWII, where Y. Nikulin served in artillery, and М. Shuydin was a member of a tank crew.
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