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Peter the Great monument moves to Petersburg.
« on: October 10, 2010, 12:46:37 AM »
In Moscomarchitecture do not expect a transfer of the monument to Peter the Great.

Monument to Peter I by Zurab Tsereteli will be dismantled only by the new mayor of Moscow agreement and with the consent of the public.

The work to dismantle and transport will begin no earlier than spring-summer 2011, said a source in the Moscow Committee for guidance. There noted the difficulty of transfer.  "At first, we must determine the place where to put the creation of Tsereteli.  Second, to reconcile this proposal with the Muscovites, and with various community organizations such as "Arhnadzor, with the view of which the city authorities for some time were considered. Thirdly, it is necessary to estimate the amount of work and make an estimate, and then announce the removal, transfer and installation of the monument ".

The most likely option for placement of the monument, an island on the Moskva River in
Nagatinskiy backwater in the South of the river port, the source said. Other options-North River Terminal or the cascade of reservoirs: Klyazminskoe, Khlebnikov, Pestovskoye, Pyalovskoe and others. "In the last case, Peter the Great would be good to see from an airplane during landing at Sheremetyevo".


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Re: Peter the Great monument moves to Petersburg.
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2011, 11:18:01 AM »
I think the symbolic significance of the statue is very important. In the history of Russia, Peter the Great is the idea of ​​opening Russia to the world - the statue pays tribute to this idea clearly. Pedro is also the idea that the future of Russia is part of Europe (which was an important part of the policy of Peter