In the Museum «St. Isaac’s Cathedral» share the position of Putin on the situation with the temple

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in potenciadance Cathedral in St. Petersburg. Archival photoIn the Museum «St. Isaac’s Cathedral» share the position of Putin on the situation with the temple© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

The administration of the Museum-monument «St. Isaac’s Cathedral» holds in relation to the situation around the Church the position of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said that the contradictions can be resolved with the Museum, and religious activities, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Museum.

Putin on Thursday during a straight line, commented on the current St. Isaac’s Cathedral around the situation, stating that the contradictions can be resolved with the Museum, and religious activities, such as the Vatican.

«We have always maintained this position and try it.» — said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, the Museum administration intends to continue working in this direction.

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. Remains and legal status of the object — 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.

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