In the Orenburg region has established a national monument to the poet Derzhavin

© Photo : press service of the Governor and government of Orenburg blastematic Russian poet Gavriil Romanovich Derzhavin in the village of derzhavino Buzuluk district of Orenburg regionIn the Orenburg region has established a national monument to the poet Derzhavin© Photo : press service of the Governor and government of Orenburg region

In the village of derzhavino Buzuluksky area of the Orenburg region took place the opening ceremony of the monument to the Russian poet Gavriil Romanovich Derzhavin, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Governor and government of Orenburg region.

According to him, the monument was erected on public donations, its opening is timed to the 275th anniversary of the poet and the completion of the nationwide project «Derzhavin readings».

«The opening of the monument to the great Russian poet and statesman Gavriil Derzhavin — event for the entire Orenburg region. At the initiative of the Governor of the region Yuri Berg during the celebration of the 270 anniversary of Gavriil Romanovich Derzhavin was laid Park. Started in 2015 scientific restoration of a unique monument of history and culture of the temple of the Smolensk icon of the Mother of God. This temple was built in his time the efforts of the Gavriil Romanovich,» — said Vice-Governor — Deputy Chairman of the government of the Orenburg region on social policy Pavel Samsonov at the opening ceremony of the monument.

The press service added that the installation of the monument with a height of 2.8 meters was collected about one million rubles.

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