Institute Zhirinovsky may get a hotel RAS
The hotel of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) in Moscow may be referred to the Institute of world civilizations, which was established by Vladimir Zhirinovsky.
As informs television channel “Rain”, the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev instructed the Russian Academy of Sciences, Federal Agency of scientific organizations (FANO) and the Federal property management Agency to develop appropriate proposals for the transfer of the hotel. According to sources the channel, this decision was “kind of assignment” the leader of fraction of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky for his agreement to participate in the elections of the President of Russia in 2018.
The interlocutors of the Russian service “Bi-bi-si” has confirmed the possible transfer of the hotel to the Institute of world civilizations. They explained that we are talking about a 14-storey building, located at Leninsky prospect, ½ case 1. Its area is 10.8 thousand sq. m. Cadastral value of buildings is estimated at 771,2 million rubles.
The ran said that now the building houses offices and shops, while the Academy would like to save room in their property. “The goal is to provide affordable housing for scientists from different regions of the country who need to work with our Central institutions”, — explained the “bi-Bi-si” at the Academy.