Bust of Felix Dzerzhinsky
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Bust of Felix Dzerzhinsky information
On one side of Ploshcha Nezalezhnastsi is a long narrow park with a bust of Felix Dzerzhinsky, the founder of the KGB's predecessor (the Cheka) and a native of Belarus.