Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty in fotobounce to the Blagoveshchensky bridge and St. Isaac’s Cathedral at dawn in St. Petersburg. Archival photo<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2017/05/977395d64adbbb2e67c81038bd7093fb.jpg" alt="Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac” />© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty the image Bank

Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg again removed from the agenda the question of the referendum on St. Isaac’s Cathedral at the suggestion of Deputy Boris Ivchenko, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Previously, the Committee on legislation of city Parliament recommended to place the question on the referendum in the plenary of the legislative Assembly on 17 may. The question was included in the agenda of the meeting, but before the MP Ivchenko proposed to remove the debate on the referendum. His proposal was supported by most MPs and the issue was removed from agenda. The legal Department of the legislative Assembly has determined that the tabled question does not comply with Federal and local laws, and issued a draft rejection of the referendum. Before MPs twice refused to include in the agenda the question of the referendum, which tried to make «the voice» the initiators of the idea of a referendum.

The situation around St. Isaac’s Cathedral caused a public outcry when the authorities of St. Petersburg decided to transfer the Cathedral for 49 years, the Russian Orthodox Church in the free use with preserving the Museum and educational functions. Later they said that the Cathedral is transmitted without a change of legal status — its owner is the city. The public is concerned about the fate of Isaac, despite the statement of representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church, the Museum functions will be expanded, and the entrance to the Cathedral will be free.

The Kremlin said earlier that the issue of transfer of Isaac is entirely in the jurisdiction of the city authorities. In mid-April, the press service of the Governor of St. Petersburg noted that the official statement of the Russian Orthodox Church about St. Isaac’s Cathedral transfer to the gratuitous use of the Church to the city administration did not arrive.

Interiors of St. Isaac’s Cathedral© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty in fotomasterskie the gates of St. Isaac’s Cathedral. In the main altar is a non-traditional decoration of the Orthodox Cathedral stained glass window «the Resurrection of Christ.»Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotomasterskie the gates of St. Isaac’s Cathedral. In the main altar is a non-traditional decoration of the Orthodox Cathedral stained glass window «the Resurrection of Christ.»© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobanka the interior of the Cathedral presents all types of monumental-decorative art – painting, sculpture, mosaic, colored facing stone. Left photo — mosaic of «the Nativity».Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobanka the interior of the Cathedral presents all types of monumental-decorative art – painting, sculpture, mosaic, colored facing stone. Left photo — mosaic of «the Nativity».© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobunny the iconostasis and the Royal doors of St. Isaac’s Cathedral. In accordance with the canons of the Church, directly above the Royal doors is the icon of the last supper.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobunny the iconostasis and the Royal doors of St. Isaac’s Cathedral. In accordance with the canons of the Church, directly above the Royal doors is the icon of the last supper.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobounce St. Isaac’s Cathedral is one of the exhibits of the Museum complex.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobounce St. Isaac’s Cathedral is one of the exhibits of the Museum complex.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobanka venerated relic of the Cathedral – the icon of our lady of Tikhvin. It is a list of the XVIII century with the ancient icons.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobanka venerated relic of the Cathedral – the icon of our lady of Tikhvin. It is a list of the XVIII century with the ancient icons.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobanka the arch of the Holy doors of St. Isaac’s Cathedral is crowned by a sculptural group «Christ in glory» Klodt embodying the canonical image of Jesus Christ.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobanka the arch of the Holy doors of St. Isaac’s Cathedral is crowned by a sculptural group «Christ in glory» Klodt embodying the canonical image of Jesus Christ.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobacteria the icon with the image of St. Isaac of Dalmatia. In honor of this patron Saint of Peter the great (the king was born on the day the memory of this monk) and the temple was built.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobacteria the icon with the image of St. Isaac of Dalmatia. In honor of this patron Saint of Peter the great (the king was born on the day the memory of this monk) and the temple was built.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobanks icons of the main iconostasis of St. Isaac’s Cathedral made in the mosaic technique.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobanks icons of the main iconostasis of St. Isaac’s Cathedral made in the mosaic technique.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobounce forests, which were built during construction to install the columns of St. Isaac’s Cathedral.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobounce forests, which were built during construction to install the columns of St. Isaac’s Cathedral.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobunny the iconostasis of the Cathedral is decorated with malachite and lazurite columns.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobunny the iconostasis of the Cathedral is decorated with malachite and lazurite columns.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobanks French architect Auguste Montferrand, the project which was built St. Isaac’s Cathedral.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobanks French architect Auguste Montferrand, the project which was built St. Isaac’s Cathedral.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobounce Cathedral more than 350 works represent a unique ensemble of monumental-decorative sculptures of the XIX century.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobounce Cathedral more than 350 works represent a unique ensemble of monumental-decorative sculptures of the XIX century.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobasement St. Isaac’s Cathedral is decorated with mosaic 62 with a total area of over 500 square meters. The photo — mosaic with the image of the Apostle Peter.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in photobasement St. Isaac’s Cathedral is decorated with mosaic 62 with a total area of over 500 square meters. The photo — mosaic with the image of the Apostle Peter.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobanka time of finishing work on the interiors of the Church began about 400 kilograms of gold and 16 tons of malachite, 500 pounds of lapis lazuli and a thousand tons of bronze.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobanka time of finishing work on the interiors of the Church began about 400 kilograms of gold and 16 tons of malachite, 500 pounds of lapis lazuli and a thousand tons of bronze.© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobabble hundred wall paintings 52 paintings on canvas for the Cathedral has created the largest representatives of the Russian academic school of the time, including Fyodor Bruni, Karl Briullov and Fedor, Timothy Neff.Petersburg legislative Assembly withdrew from the agenda the question of the referendum on Isaac© RIA Novosti / Alexei to Dancespace in fotobabble hundred wall paintings 52 paintings on canvas for the Cathedral has created the largest representatives of the Russian academic school of the time, including Fyodor Bruni, Karl Briullov and Fedor, Timothy Neff. /

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