Russian security forces ordered to chip in on the Archangel


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The Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) had decided at their own expense to install a bronze sculpture of a spiritual patron of the Ministry of the Archangel Michael — in the amount of 13 million rubles. It is reported by RBC with reference to the existing document.

The head of the Department for teaching and educational work Sergey Petrov sent out to the departments a letter asking to organize a centralized collection of money from employees at the monument. Every three months the employee has to contribute 0.5% from their salaries, thus the contribution from each will be 1.5 thousand rubles.

Sketch a three-meter sculpture approved by the Chairman of the TFR Alexander Bastrykin — this is the figure of the Archangel Michael, trampling on a serpent with a spear, which symbolizes the victory of forces of light over forces of darkness. The composition will set in front of the main entrance to the new building Department, which is currently under construction.

The construction of a new building in the Technical lane in Moscow began in 2015 and is expected to end in 2019. the Cost of construction is estimated at 5.6 billion rubles.

The idea of the monument was born in Association of “Union of investigation veterans”: according to the authors, it “will contribute to spiritual and moral education of youth.”

The spiritual patron came from employees of the TFR in the blessing and the choice of the Patriarch, which in 2016 with such a request addressed Alexander Bastrykin.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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