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Among the projects of the program are the restoration of objects of cultural and historical heritage, the support of museums and theaters, the improvement of the historical center of the city.
During his working trip to St. Petersburg, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko visited the Tsarskoe Selo State Museum-Reserve. The Vice Prime Minister got acquainted with the progress of restoration work on the restoration of the interiors of the Catherine Palace and other projects of a comprehensive program for the preservation of cultural and historical heritage sites located in St. Petersburg. The initiator of the program, which has been implemented since 2007, is PJSC Gazprom.
The Vice Prime Minister was accompanied by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Olga Taratynova, Director of the Tsarskoye Selo State Museum-Reserve.
Dmitry Chernyshenko examined the interiors of the Catherine Palace, which have already been restored and are being restored at the moment – the Church of the Resurrection of Christ, the Lyons Hall and the Zubovsky wing. In addition, the Deputy Prime Minister talked with budding architects and restorers – participants in Gazprom’s educational program Friends of Petersburg.
Alexey Miller, in his report to the Deputy Prime Minister, presented in detail the results of restoration projects implemented at Tsarskoe Selo and Peterhof, spoke about the support of museums and theaters in St. Petersburg and the results of a large-scale project to improve the historic city center. The company also announced the plans of the company to implement the program until 2024, including the creation of a modern interactive cultural and historical center “Sailboat” Poltava “” dedicated to the maritime history of Russia.
Following the inspection, Dmitry Chernyshenko noted the importance of consolidating the efforts of the state and business in achieving the goals indicated in the passport of the national project “Culture”. The Deputy Prime Minister recalled one of the main goals of the national project – to triple the number of visits to cultural events by 2030. According to Dmitry Chernyshenko, today there are all prerequisites for this. “Today we saw how the pearls of Russian and world architecture are literally being recreated from the ruins. The work, unique in its scale and complexity, became possible thanks to the long-term comprehensive support of Gazprom. ” This is an example of a responsible attitude to the region and a symbol of the revival of the best traditions of Russian patronage, ”said the Deputy Prime Minister.
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