House of Choi Jae Hyun

House of Choi Jae Hyun

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Choi Jae Hyun is one of the leaders of the first Korean settlers in the land of Russia, the hero of the anti-Japanese struggle for Korea’s independence. After 84 years in Ussuriysk, a house was found where an outstanding figure of the Korean movement, Tsoi Petr Semenovich (Chkhve Jahyon, who lived from 1919 to April 1920, was executed by the Japanese on April 7, 1920 in Nikolsk-Ussuriysk.) He was awarded three silver medals by the Russian empire And one “The Highest Awarded Gold Medal.” In 1962, he was awarded (posthumously) by the Government of the Republic of Korea the Order of Merit in the Construction of the State, Independence. “In Seoul, a monument is erected at the Tonziagton Memorial Center.

Ussuriysk

Ussuriysk

Ussuriysk is one of the largest cities in the southeast of Russia, located near the border with China and North Korea. The city stands at th