Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Stolypin's Monument to Appear in Moscow
26.10.2012 11:24
Stolypin's Monument to Appear in Moscow
http://actualcomment.ru/theme/1953/

About 30 million rubles ($957 240) were assigned by Moscow governor for the construction of the Pyotr Stolypin's monument in Moscow. The means will be received by the Fund of Pyotr Stolypin Heritage's Research, which was previously gathering donations for the monument. The city authorities also promise to compensate all costs above the donated money.

      The Monumental Building Committee approved the idea of Pyotr Stolypin monument's construction in March 2011. The monument was expected to open in April 2012 as an anniversary present for Stolypin's 150th birthday, but the construction was frozen because of money stress.

      In June 2011 several Russian top officials transmitted their month salaries to the monument's fund. The Moscow governor's donation completed the necessary sum.

      The Stolypin's monument is planned to be built not far from the White House, at the point of intersection of New Arbat and Konyushkovskaya streets.

      Pyotr Stolypin is one of the most prominant statesmen of the Russian Empire, the Prime Minister of the country from 1906 to 1911, a great politician and reformer. In 2008 Stolypin came second after the 13th-century warrior prince Alexander Nevsky in a state-sponsored nationwide poll to find Russia's greatest historical figure.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Russian history Russian politicians Pyotr Stolypin Moscow  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Composer Vladimir Dashkevich Celebrated his 85th Birthday
22.01.2019
Actor and Film Director Rodion Nakhapetov Turns 75
22.01.2019
Great Film Director Marlen Khutsiev Passed Away
19.03.2019
Opera Singer Vladimir Atlantov Turns 80 Today
20.02.2019
The Best Russian Translators Awarded in Moscow
30.04.2019







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Sochi Games   Russian regions  Easter  Festivals in Moscow  Eco Fashion Week  Nizhny Novgorod Region  Russian Cinema  Novgorod Region  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian GDP forecast  Cars  Krasnogorsk   Murmansk Region  RadioAstron  USAID  Concerts in St. Petersburg  Terek  Child Labour  Danny Trejo  Old Moscow  EU sanctions  Sochi Pedestrian Bridge  Moscow  travel to Russia  Russian oil companies  Tragedy  Russian tourism  Navalny  Tretyakov Gallery  Zvenigorod Private Tour  nuclear reactor  Benfica  Russian Literature  Moscow attractions  Priyutino Memorial Estate  Fires  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian business  transfer to Samara airport  Classical Music  Kabardino-Balkar Republic  Olga Della-Vos-Kardovskaya  St. Petersburg  Yuri Albert  Gallant Games  State Duma  Belokurikha  Aircrafts  Pobeda  Mikhail Bulgakov 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites