“The financial crisis” does not threaten the Russian state circus company, said “Газете.Ru” Deputy Minister of culture Alexander Zhuravsky. “The Russian state circus company largely carries the burden for the management of a priori subsidized circuses: this is especially true of circuses in small towns – said Alexander Zhuravsky. – However, all pre-existing financial problems next year will disappear, as they will take on the founder of the Russian state circus company – the Ministry of culture of Russia”.
Informed about the financial problems of the main circus organizations in the country said the dismissed from his post of Director of St.-Peterburgskogo circus on Fontanka Michael Smorodkin. According to media reports, entry into structure of the Russian state circus company of the circus is discussed in the Ministry of culture with the summer of 2015. Michael Smorodkin and the Union circus performed against similar enterprises. In their opinion, the Russian state circus company “is in a financial crisis”
“The leadership of the head of state tasked to work out a scheme of joining the St. Petersburg circus in on conditions of wide autonomy – said Zhuravskii. In this regard, including the salaries of the staff, and the use of own funds for investment purposes”.