Cat Panteleimon

Кот Пантелеймон

The monument to the Persian cat Panteleimon was erected in 1998 in Zolotovorotsky Square opposite the Pantagruel restaurant where the cat lived. In the mid-1990s, Margarita Sichkar, a Kiev restaurateur and director of the Pantagruel restaurant, which is located near Golden Gate, had a the idea of having a cat at the restaurant, which was …

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Monument to Panikovsky

Памятник Паниковскому

The monument to one of the characters in the novel “The Golden Calf” by Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov, Mikhail Samuelevich Panikovsky, was erected in 1998 and is located near the corner of Khreshchatik and Proriznoy, where the hero of the novel made his living by pickpocketing before the revolution. Ironically, Panikovsky’s wand often becomes …

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