I will Say whether Putin its say on the question of the transfer of Isaac ROC? Do we need a referendum? And where did the rectors letter to the Governor? Broadcast Internet channel [Fontanka.Office] these questions were answered by the rector of the Academy of Stieglitz, Vasily Kichedzhi, the head of the Commission on higher education, Deputy of the legislative Assembly Maxim Reznik.
What really happened at the meeting of rectors in the Mariinsky Palace, as speaker of the legislative Assembly Vyacheslav Makarov managed to collect under the letter to the Governor so many signatures, and why this appeal has raised too many questions found out in the Internet ether-channel [Fontanka.Office] the rector of the St. Petersburg state art-industrial Academy named A. L. Stieglitz Vasily Kichedzhi, as well as Chairman of the Commission for education, culture and science of the St. Petersburg legislative Assembly, the opponent of the transfer of the Cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church and the organizer associated with protest actions (e.g., in the format of meetings with voters), MP Maxim Reznik.
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Recall that the press service of the Mariinsky Palace “Fontanka” said the names of the signatories of the petition to the Governor. Among them were those who later confirmed its position (for example, the rector of the Academy of Stieglitz, former Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Vasily Kichedzhi) and those who “never signed anything” and that treatment “did not read and did not see” (in particular, on the eve of announced rector Forestry University (Spbgltu) Yuri Belenky).
Information on the transfer of St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Russian Orthodox Church appeared at the end of last year, and on 10 January it was officially announced by St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko, saying that the “issue is resolved”. In Smolny issued a decree on the schedule of transfer for free use for 49 years. The theme of the transfer of the Museum of the Church has caused a great resonance in society. The online petition against the transfer of Tsar Peter of the Russian Orthodox Church on the website Change.org got more than 200 thousand signatures.
28 January at the Champ de Mars passed several actions related to the transfer of St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Russian Orthodox Church. According to police, the total number of participants was about 2000 people. The organizers do not agree, and call other numbers — up to 5 thousand supporters of the preservation of the Museum. On 30 January the Deputy of the state Duma from St. Petersburg Vitaly Milonov said that he intends to organize a procession in support of the transfer of the Cathedral Church. He is convinced that it will be possible to collect at least 10 thousand believers.
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