In order to build Slavoutytch, materials and labor were mobilized from the eight requested republics and Russia. They were: Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. inspired statues of socialist realism mark the space of each neighborhood. The Armenian monument is the most successful in spite of the reduction in the budget at the time because of the earthquake in Armenia in 1988 which required to review the financial priorities. In December 2014, the general economic situation is very difficult, residents and local authorities are struggling to maintain the city's aging infrastructure is crying, no more water flows into public fountains.