In Russian Novocherkassk (Rostov oblast) Russia Day, celebrated on 12 June, the streets hung banners in the name of the country – instead of two “C” one. Photos on his page in Facebook announced the mayor of the city Yury Lysenko.
“Yesterday many of you sent me personal messages photos greeting banners to the Day of Russia, the text of which was admitted a gross error. Most of my interlocutors were convinced that these images are fake. Unfortunately, I have to admit that all the photos are genuine, and the error in the banners really was,” wrote Lysenko on 13 June.
According to him, due to a typo designer ordered all 15 banners were printed with a mistake, what transpired after the congratulations were posted at bus stops in the city centre.
“Many thanks to those Novocherkassk, which was not confined to jokes and angry comments in social networks and promptly reported the mistake to the administration of the city. Thanks to their vigilance, the problem was corrected promptly. Couple of the banners were dismantled, and on the morning of 12 June instead was already fixed congratulations,” said the mayor.
He expressed surprise at the fact that a grave mistake is not noticed neither managers nor employees printing, no installers, hangs banners at bus stops or the responsible person of the administration. Lysenko promised that by the end of the test, all involved in the incident will be “strictly” punished.