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The Commissioner for human rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova will monitor the situation in Yekaterinburg, where since may 13 held a spontaneous rally against the construction of an Orthodox Church in the square in the city centre. About it reports TASS.
According to Moskalkova, she has not yet received complaints from Yekaterinburg Ombudsman Tatyana merzljakova, “a very strong Commissioner,” but she promised me that she will take the situation to “adopt” and working on this issue.
Protests against the construction of the Church of St. Catherine in the square near the drama Theatre began on Monday, may 13. Then hundreds of indignant citizens threw surrounding the Playground fence, broke into a secured area, surrounded the tent with the guards and started to drive around them in a circle.
On Tuesday, may 14, commented on the situation in the Kremlin. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that there followed the protests, but said he did not know the details of what is happening.
In March, the inhabitants of Ekaterinburg have asked wealthy citizens from all over Russia to become “heroes and benefactors” hire a square, where it plans to build the Church of St. Catherine. It was expected that put up for auction the lease of 5.5 acres of land.
Cathedral of St. Catherine are going to build to the 300-th anniversary of Yekaterinburg in 2023. Over the past few years the construction of the temple was postponed twice because of the protests of the townspeople.
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