Alexander Vysokinsky: Marina Moldovan / TASS
The results of the survey, which was conducted by all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM) in Yekaterinburg in connection with plans to build a temple of St. Catherine in the town square, recognized not critically important. This was stated by the mayor of the city Alexander Vysokinskiy, reports owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC.
According to him, the city authorities are preparing to conduct its own survey and call not “razdelyat” residents in other studies. Vysokinskiy noted that the survey administration is under preparation.
Previously, researchers VTSIOM found that more than half of inhabitants of Yekaterinburg (74%) against the construction of the temple in the city Park. While 18 percent of respondents were against the construction of a temple in the city in General. That the Cathedral should be built in the Park in accordance with the developed project agreed to only seven percent of the respondents.
Protests against the construction of the Cathedral of St. Catherine, which plans to build to the celebration of the 300th anniversary of Ekaterinburg in 2023, began may 13. The townspeople broke through the protected area with the requirement to maintain the Park, cut down the fence on the construction site, clashed with security guards and security officers. 30 people were sentenced to administrative arrests from 2 to 15 days.
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