Photo: Donat Sorokin / TASS
The Kremlin will not interfere in the situation with the construction of the temple in Yekaterinburg, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. It is quoted by TASS on Thursday, may 23.
Commenting on the findings of VTSIOM, according to which the majority of inhabitants of Yekaterinburg against the construction of the Cathedral in the city center, the Kremlin spokesman noted: “a Poll is a poll”.
“Now as further decisions will be made — we can’t interfere, after all, let’s agree that it is absolutely the prerogative of the regional and city authorities”, — he concluded.
Yesterday the Governor of Sverdlovsk region Yevgeny Kuyvashev acknowledged that the place was badly chosen, the opinion of local residents was not considered. He stated that the new Playground.
Mass protests began on 13 may. In the following days, the protesters broke through the protected area with the requirement to maintain the Park. The construction completion anticipated in 2023, the anniversary of the city.
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