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Tsereteli restore the tomb of Prince Pozharsky

August 12 2008
05:19

Zurab Tsereteli is ready to grant to restore the tomb Dmitry Pozharsky.

In 1885 construction of shrine to the considerable cost the country at the time the money - 75 thousand rubles., Collected them citizens of Russia for 30 years. In 1933, the mausoleum was destroyed. Slab of Italian marble were to go for the erection of the Palace of Soviets in Moscow. After 30 years on the ground tombs Pozharsky in the Holy Monastery Evfimiev Soviet authorities built a modest headstone.

Now once again raised the question of restoring the monument to its previous form. Zurab Tsereteli has agreed to work free of charge. His hands will be recreated replica of the gate of the mausoleum on the existing topography, transmits RIA Oreanda .

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