According to the Office of Public Relations Research Affairs in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region, on November 1, the number of museums, protected employees of departments will be reduced three times. It is noted that the amount protected by technical means of cultural objects will remain unchanged.
«Currently, under the protection units of SVR (management of private ohrany.- ” b “) Research Affairs in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region are 24 museums. After November 1, 2015 under the protection units SVR remain eight museums “- leads TASS words of the interlocutor.
Under the protection are: the State Hermitage, the Russian Museum, the Russian Museum of Ethnography, All-Russian Pushkin Museum, suburban museum “Peterhof”, “Tsarskoye Selo”, Russian The National Library and the Russian State Historical Archive.
Earlier “Kommersant” wrote that the Russian Interior Ministry on October 23 announced the list of facilities whose safety will provide FSI “private security”, despite the fact that in his state from November 1 will be reduced by 43.3 thousand. employees. As reported by “Kommersant” on October 10 police stations will retain 46 of the 62 federal museums (including the Hermitage, the Tretyakov Gallery, Russian and Pushkin museums) and open-air museums, 4 of 8 libraries (public, domestic, Children and the Library of Foreign Literature), and as 10 of the 15 subordinate to the Ministry of Culture of archives.
Three file included in the so-called archival towns on the Grand Pirogov and Bauman streets and will be protected complex. Recall as a result of “optimization” of cultural treasures will lose a total of 162 police posts and nearly one thousand. Guards: staffing level of protection of these institutions decreased by 60%.
For more information about reducing the protection of museums, read the material “b” “Heritage and heirs left under police protection».