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Alexander Column under Hermitage protection now
« on: June 04, 2009, 04:08:56 AM »
The Alexander Column in the cityís Palace Square will find new support from its neighbor on the Square, the State Hermitage Museum.
 Hermitage director Mikhail Piotrovsky says that the museum will increase security and install video cameras, according to Interfax.

Decorations from the fence around the Alexander Column are missing. The fence around the column will be restored.
Since 2007, many decorative eagles have disappeared.
It is estimated that  80 out of the 106 eagles are missing.

The city prosecutorís office has charged two men with the vandalism.


 


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