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Putin has laid flowers at a monument "Memory to miners of Kuzbass" in Kemerovo - RIA Novosti, 8/27/2018


KEMEROVO, 27 Aug — RIA Novosti. The Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Kemerovo has laid flowers at a monument "Memory to miners of Kuzbass" then have shown to the head of state models of objects which are planned to construction in the city. Together with the head of state the acting the governor of the Kemerovo region Sergey Tsivilev and the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Siberian Federal District Sergey Menyaylo have participated in a ceremony. After assignment Putin has sight-seen the city, the view of which opened from the observation deck at a monument. The monument of work of Ernst Neizvestny is in the territory of memorial estate "St. Thomas' Sunday". The monument has been open on the eve of Day of the miner on August 28, 2003 on the place where in 1721 coal deposits have been found. That find has laid the foundation for industrial development of Kuzbass which has become the largest coal basin of the country. the 12-meter bronze monument made in a workshop of the sculptor in New York from where he has been brought at first to St. Petersburg, and then in Kemerovo represents the miner's torso with the shining heart leaning on a jackhammer. The pedestal of a monument is made of black granite. The memorial estate St. Thomas' Sunday has been founded in 1991 in the territory of the former Kemerovo coal mine on the right bank of the river of Tom. The complex consists of the Burnt mountain (St. Thomas' Sunday) — the place of opening in 1721 of the Kuznetsk coal basin and also the industrial and civil facilities, oldest in Kemerovo, constructed by the joint-stock company of the Kuznetsk coal mines, largest in Siberia, (1912-1919). In the 21st century here, besides a monument to miners, there was also sculptural composition the "Saint great martyr Varvara, the patroness of miners" established in days of celebration of the 100 anniversary of the Kemerovo mine in 2007. In the building of the museum history of the Kemerovo mine and capital of Kuzbass, nearby — the embankment, observation decks and an exhibition of the coal-mining equipment is presented. Before a meeting of the commission on questions of strategy and development of fuel and energy complex have shown to the head of state models of objects which are planned to construction in Kemerovo. In particular, presented to Putin the project cultural and educational and museum exhibition complex in the city. It will include branch of the Maryinsky Theater, the State Russian Museum, the Russian academy of music of Gnesinykh, the multipurpose concert hall. Putin was told about construction of the Kemerovo presidential cadet school of the Russian Defense Ministry and other projects.

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