Comrades, let's hit the opening of the Moscow branch of the Yeltsin Center for off-road and sloppiness! ..
The Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation decided that one Yekaterinburg Yeltsin Center would not be enough for huge Russia, and therefore the Russians prepared a gift in the form of news that a branch of this center would be opened in Moscow. Well, in fact, how has Moscow still survived without this cultural, educational, and state-most important institution? .. Disorder. Well, at least a person was found on time who realized that it was necessary to immediately find 1,33 billion rubles to open a Moscow branch in the restored Dolgorukov-Bobrinsky estate on Malaya Nikitskaya. A deep bow to you, chelovechische, for such a decision, which, of course, is approved by tens of millions of Russians who are grateful to Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin to the core ...
Edition Kommersant reports that the Presidential Administration has organized a tender for the repair of the mentioned estate. Remtekhnik was chosen as the general contractor, which kindly agreed to repair historical the building is just for some 1,33 billion rubles. Well ... Colonel Zakharchenko’s pocket expenses ...
A small reference: the estate Dolgorukov-Bobrinsky - an object of cultural heritage, a monument of federal significance. It is noteworthy that before the announcement of the “good news” about the placement of the Yeltsin-Center branch in it, the mansion (and, if really, the real palace) had problems with restoration and repair work. And then - the case immediately moved from the dead center.
With Moscow Heritage Committee and Glavgosekspertiza agreed. The total area of buildings in the project - under 7 thousand square meters - has been approved by all relevant officials without exception. As approved, and the area of additional "point" building area 2 thousand squares.
In the framework of the law on 2008 of the year "About the centers of the historical heritage of the presidents of the Russian Federation, who stopped exercising their powers" (if someone of our readers suddenly does not know, then such a law exists and, as can be seen, unlike many others, it works fine) Museum exhibits from the personal collection of the Yeltsin family, a library, a concert venue for chamber evenings, and a restaurant will be placed in the Dolgorukov-Bobrinsky estate. It is reported that public programs will be held in the capital’s Yeltsin-center branch, and a skating rink will start in winter ...
The skating rink is great, the restaurant is not bad either, the concert venue is wonderful. But the question is: without the attraction for the ears of the “memory” of a figure who took direct part in the collapse of a huge power - by the way, his own homeland too - couldn’t it be possible to ennoble the historic estate? Or is it now such a business move - do you want to open a restaurant in the center of the capital - call it the "Yeltsin Center", create a number of "Yeltsin's favorite publications" library, get good from the authorities (and, apparently, not only the city) and go ahead ... Yes, but hardly everything is so banal. Considering the specifics of the work of the same center in Yekaterinburg, which was repeatedly covered on our website, there is not just selfish business interest, but everything is much more serious.
This is how “easy” many domestic media outlets and forums had with the Ural Yeltsin Center. The liberals were delighted, illiberals (including us here at the "VO") could afford to express themselves in the spirit that it was, well, they say, Yekaterinburg ... They say that it is known who is in power in this city ... Yes, and from Rossel went, you know what ... And then there is such a cognitive dissonance. Indeed, in Moscow as a mayor, it’s not even Mr. Roizman, but Sergey Sobyanin. But the fact of the matter is that where is Roizman and Sobyanin at all when the issue is solved at the highest level.
Of course, hardly anyone is categorically against the concert hall and the ice rink, but the question is when will we live to see the day when the opinion of the majority of Russians on such sensitive issues will not be completely ignored. In the end, it’s not just a museum-apartment that is opened, but a whole center, and in fact the second one, and as grandiose and monumental as you can imagine. The memory of history is good, but here's the thing: this story is too painful for most Russians (no wounds of a divided people healed) to be monumentalized and, as one ex-president would say, “cast in granite”.
I realize my extreme naivety about “not ignoring the opinion of Russians”, and therefore I can state that, for example, many private schools and FAPs in various cities and villages of our vast country cannot yet recover, for sanctions, budget optimization, excesses places and everything, but you can vouch for opening a branch of the Yeltsin Center in Moscow ... Here, you understand, there are no excesses and sanctions risks ...
But the good news about the creation of the Moscow branch of the Yeltsin Center would be incomplete if the author ignored another significant event. The point is that in Moscow there is another progressive center - the Sakharov Center, in which, oh, horror, some people literally tore off a grand exhibition. Well, how can you ... What kind of "vatnichesky" vandalism - like that to break into the progressive centers and galleries and pour urine or paint "outstanding" photoweave. Here and about an exhibition of Mr. Sturges, and about other action. And this other event is an exhibition of photographs of the “soldiers of light” of the Ukrainian army participating in the punitive operation in the Donbas. Nothing such trolling us with you, is not it ... In the center of Russia - a photo of the Ukrainian military, in whose hands the blood of their compatriots who died in Lugansk, Donetsk, Gorlovka, Slavyansk, Yasinovataya and others.
“Roskomnadzor”, by the way, has not yet found anything reprehensible in the works of the Belarusian photographer Alexander Vasiukevich and the photo correspondent of the Los Angeles Times in Moscow, Sergei Loiko. In the photo - "the brightest faces" of the ghouls from the Semenchenkovsky "Donbass", all kinds of "cyborgs" and other "knights" of the Maidan authorities.
From the commentary of the photographer Vasiukevich to the winner of the competition "Direct look" a photo:
The message is clear - they are all "heroes, great guys, great fathers and husbands." Well, about the fact that it is at the hands of these "fathers and husbands" that peaceful citizens in the Donbas still continue to die - not a word.
The photo itself resembles photographs of Wehrmacht staff propagandists who published works with smiling Nazis who willingly posed against the backdrop of Babi Yar, Krasnodon’s hanged children or another party of prisoners of war in a concentration camp.
Look at this photo - they also have bright smiles, and at home wives and mothers are waiting for them ... What an idyll ... That's just where they are going - silence. And if it is not silent, then the signature that they are going to save "the enslaved peoples of the USSR".
And then everything is very fun ... the Hitlerite policeman just comicly trimming beards to the Jews. Jew satisfied. Everyone is happy ... German joke Well, why are you really ...
Comment from representatives of the Sakharov Center on Facebook:
Well, what a bad person I am. Poisoned, you understand, with hatred - unlike the organizers of this Nazi coven in the center of Moscow. They just wanted to show the "grief and suffering in the war", but here they were not understood. I say well - we paddle jackets, Colorado, kremleboty. Either you, Yeltsin-centers grow like mushrooms after the rain, we are indignant about the photos with the Nazi “heroes”. But what kind of people are we ... It outrades us that such photos are not presented at the exhibition about the grief of war:
It would be necessary to draw conclusions in the material. But, as they say, there are no words anymore, and in this case emotions are poured out. Therefore, it remains to provide the floor for readers to comment. Perhaps, we are really “poisoned by hatred” and overreaching, and the beacons of freedom and democracy are trying to reach our hardened hearts solely for the common good? ..
- Alexei Volodin
- http://um.mos.ru/Александр Иванов, http://directlook.fotodoc.center, Фейсбук/Sergei Levin
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