The Moscow city Duma will move to a new place of work


MOSCOW, October 26. The relocation of the Moscow city Duma in a new building on Strastnoy Boulevard will be completed by November 15. On Monday said the Chairman of the Commission of the Moscow city Duma on environmental policy, Zoya Zotova.

“We’re probably going to move from 9 to 11 November. All will end on November 15, I am told,” said Zotov. According to her, in a conference room in the new building all the features to work.

Since the middle of November the capital’s Parliament will work in the complex of buildings of the St. Catherine hospital in Strastnoy Boulevard. To do this, they restored and adapted for administrative purposes.

As reported earlier, the Moscow state construction supervision Committee, members will be placed in the new building with an area of almost 11 thousand sq. m. it also has meeting rooms, offices, etc. Parliamentarians will also be able to use a renovated historic building from Catherine’s hospital.

The necessity of moving the Moscow city Duma has arisen after the decision was made to increase the number of deputies with 35 to 45 people.

Deputies can change prosecutors

The complex of buildings on Petrovka street after moving the capital’s Parliament on Strastnoy Boulevard can move to the Moscow Prosecutor’s office, said one of the deputies of the city Duma, who asked not to be named.

“According to my information, it will be hosting the Moscow Prosecutor’s office”, – he said. Official confirmation of this information has no yet.

Earlier, the head of the Moscow Department of city property Vladimir Yefimov said that the city was going to maintain the administrative function of the buildings on Petrovka street, and give it to the host authorities.

The Moscow city Duma building on Petrovka, 22, 1993 immediately after the formation. The building itself was built in 1929 by architect P. N. Kuznestova who chose the constructivist style. Known among Muscovites, whose fate was connected with the house No. 22 – a theater and film actor Andrei Mironov, who lived there with his parents until 20 years of age.