Nicholas Sobolevite: press service of the Nikolai Sobolev
Russian blogger Nikolay Sobolev, on the YouTube channel which signed more than 4.5 million people, told about his attitude to the contest “Great names of Russia”, launched in October, the Public chamber of the Russian Federation. Your thoughts Sobolev shared with “Ribbon.ru”.
“Yes, I definitely heard about this contest, and I think this is a great initiative, because it allows you to immortalize the names of great Russian figures of culture and art and to educate those residents who did not know some information about their famous compatriots,” — said the blogger.
According to Sobolev, the airport in his hometown of St. Petersburg should be called in honor of Alexander Pushkin or Fyodor Dostoyevsky, whose life and work are inextricably linked with Peter. Also, the blogger thought about the option to Supplement the name of the airport in St. Petersburg by the name of Leo Tolstoy, and the name of the Moscow airport by the name of Mikhail Lomonosov.
“This initiative, I am impressed, it is necessary to educate citizens to become more familiar of the modern generation with the creativity and work of the great representatives of a bygone era”, — said Sobolev.
11 October, Russia launched the nationwide competition “Great names of Russia”, according to the concept which the names of major Russian airports will complement the names of prominent compatriots. The selected names will be additionally assigned to existing official names of the airports in the country. Initially the competition was attended by 45 air Harbor, but later joined the Kaluga and Penza. Now, the project involves 47 airports in Russia.
It was also reported that the organizers of the project “Great names of Russia” decided to extend the second stage of the competition until 30 October. At the moment, at the level of regional public chambers are formed of primary a list of names of airports.
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