The project of moving the capital of the Urals transferred to the Ministry of economic development
The project of moving the capital from Moscow to the Urals transferred to the Ministry of economic development of Russia. On Sunday, August 20, RIA Novosti was told by the author of the document, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Institute of demography, migration and regional development Yury Krupnov.
Also, the official commented on the possibility to organize debates on this issue with Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin. “Under his post among others discussing I invited him to the debate, because I appreciated the wit and the irony. But the problem is so serious that I offered to discuss it outside of social networking. I don’t think you need some official invitation,” he explained.
Earlier Krupnov suggested the Moscow mayor to hold a discussion on the topic of moving the capital. “Sure, Mr Sobyanin will agree, and recently held a debate!” — he wrote on his page in social network “Vkontakte” in response to Sobyanin’s statement that the transfer of the capital is the “brilliant” idea.
August 19 became known that the largest sent to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin “Doctrine of razmokanija”, which contained a proposal to move the capital of the Urals. According to the official, Russia “hypercentralisation” Moscow region “has absorbed almost one fifth of the entire Russian population” and the national development punctuated only by 15-25 Russian cities, which are home to more than 50 percent of Russians. For a more effective development of the country, he advised them to move away from an economy centered in Moscow, to the development of the whole country, especially the Far East and Siberia.