The installation of a monument in the west of Moscow in honor of the deceased head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Zinichev has been approved General Evgeny Zinichev. The construction should appear in the west of the capital, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the architect Igor Voskresensky.
The commission unanimously supported the idea, the monument is planned to be erected on Kremenchug Street in the Fili-Davydkovo area. Earlier on the website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations it was reported that the image of the general was immortalized at the metro station “Davydkovo”, he appeared on the stained glass “Heroes are always nearby” at the entrance to the platform.
Deputies of the Kaliningrad City Council in honor of Yevgeny Zinichev decided to name one of the streets cities. The Toponymic Commission decided to rename Polskaya Street, and the municipal authorities promised to build a school and a kindergarten in the area. It was decided to give the street the name of the deceased minister in Grozny as well. The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, said that the name of Zinichev would be given to Lagernaya Street next to the building of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Chechnya. It is also planned to erect a memorial plaque there.
Yevgeny Zinichev died on September 8 during an exercise in Norilsk, saving film director Alexander Melnik. The general of the army was 55 years old, he took the post of minister in 2018. The President of Russia awarded Zinichev the title of Hero of Russia posthumously.