members of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg staged a brawl during a debate about the transfer of the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Isaac’s Cathedral, a video of the incident appeared on the Internet.
According to “Fontanka.PY”, one of the deputies, the party member “the Apple” Michael Amosov, opposed the adoption of the ruling “United Russia” and the liberal democratic party in support of St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Russian Orthodox Church. He expressed a desire to amend the ruling, but his request was ignored.
Then he became a Deputy vykryvat slogans, speaking for the amendment: “I am for the amendment, give time for the amendments!”.
he was surrounded by other MPs, trying to calm down.
Specifies that the skirmish was soon over, and not in favor of protesting.
Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Vyacheslav Makarov has declared “to Interfax” that he believes are exhausted, the incident of a scuffle with deputies. He said that on the question of the fate of St. Isaac’s Cathedral “was a constructive discussion”.
“due To the fact that the degree of tension went through the roof, there were a few louder than ever,” he said, adding that “Parliament should always be tension.”
the Speaker of the legislative Assembly stressed that during the altercation, the deputies did not allow mutual insults.
He also said that during the incident did the “Yabloko” Mikhail Amosov two comments.
last week, St. Petersburg authorities have confirmed that Isaac’s Cathedral will be handed over to the Russian Orthodox Church. The legal status of the object does not change, its owner will remain Petersburg. Clarifies that the Cathedral will give ROC for free use for 49 years. Newspaper LOOK about it in detail.
meanwhile, a source in the St. Petersburg administration on Monday said the newspaper VIEW that the question of the use of St. Isaac’s Cathedral Russian Orthodox Church is actually not resolved.
on Wednesday the press service of the Ministry of culture reported that no can affect the process and timing for St. Isaac’s Cathedral to the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), as the Cathedral is an institution of St. Petersburg, reports RIA “Novosti”.
it was said that the authority transfer of property and registration of the relevant rights by the Agency as authorized body on management of Federal property.