The Patriarch’s visit to Sverdlovsk oblast will cost six million rubles


The Patriarch of Corelphoto: Sergei Pyatakov / RIA Novosti

The Department of public procurement of the Sverdlovsk region announced a competition for the term lease of three helicopters on the occasion of the visit of Patriarch Kirill in July. The contract is worth 5.7 million rubles, writes URA.RU. The results of the auction will fail on June 25.

According to the requirements of one of the helicopters needs to accommodate up to 5 people, the second to 24. Presumably, we are talking about Mi-8 and Mi-26. A third unnamed side, with chairs and a sofa for five people designed for seven passengers. The publication notes that we are talking about the helicopters of luxury with comfortable furniture and high-class food.

How long the Patriarch will spend in the field is not specified, but the vehicle is taken in rent until 31 December 2018.

The visit to the region, Patriarch is dedicated to the centenary of the execution of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family. According to a source in the local diocese, Kirill and his entourage will move in the area only on the air, so the tuple does not interfere with traffic and did not cause “unnecessary irritation to the Church citizens”.

The source URA.RU suggested that helicopter priests will not be able to see the “tarnished house in Yekaterinburg and in the area that he could see out of the car on the way.”

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