In the suburban town of Kubinka from the walls of the newly built main temple of the Russian armed forces have dismantled a mosaic with the image of President Vladimir Putin. About it reports the edition “Kommersant”.
In the Russian Orthodox Church said that such a wish was expressed by the President himself.
On the walls were caused mosaic including defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, Secretary of the security Council Nikolai Patrushev, FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov and head of the General staff Valery Gerasimov. In addition, there is a picture of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, of the drawings dedicated to the annexation of the Crimea.
The temple, the construction of which the Russians allegedly donated 3,62 bn (UAH 1 bn), planned to open may 9 in honor of the 75th anniversary of the victory in the so-called great Patriotic war – this date is considered in Russia by the end of the Second world war. The height of the temple in Kubinka shall be 95 metres.
Putin’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov told TASS on 26 April that about this mosaic Chapter of the Kremlin has reported. According to the speaker, Putin said on this occasion that it is “too early” to assess their merits, it will make “grateful descendants”.