In the courtyard of the Metropolitan Museum of military uniforms of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) in Petroverigsky lane were Alley of rulers sculpture Park, which was established 33 bust of work of Zurab Tsereteli, reports TASS.
“For the first time in our history we can see consistently rulers of Russia, how they looked, to read, when they lived, from Rurik to the head of the Interim government,” — said at the opening ceremony Minister of culture and Chairman of RVIA Vladimir Medinsky.
He noted that the exposition will be replenished, as the history of “one and indivisible”. “The remaining busts are now in production and soon we will open,” said the Minister.
The ceremony also was attended by the Minister of education Olga Vasilyeva. She said that the people cannot exist “without the awareness of belonging to what was.”
In addition to the Avenue of the rulers, RVIA has opened 90 sites and about two thousand memorial plaques. According to Medina, this work is among the priorities of his society.
On April 22, Crimean Yalta opened the monument to the 32nd US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The bust, which was made more than half a century ago and has long been in the storerooms of the Livadia Palace, appeared on the street bearing the name of this American leader. Mayor Andrew Rostenko explained the installation of a monument to the achievements of Roosevelt, who participated in the Yalta conference in 1945, “in the preservation of peace in the XX century”.