The Governor of Sverdlovsk region Evgeny Kubyshev made the initiative to discover a new place for the temple in Yekaterinburg.
So the head of the region explained the results of the social researches VTSIOM, according to which almost 3 quarters of people think the square in the center of the city, "rather bad" place to build the temple.
The Governor also said he will ask the head of Ekaterinburg Alexander Wysokinski not to include this place in the list of possible sites for the construction of the temple in a survey of residents of the city.
The Mayor first said that the results of the social studies will be for the authorities decisive for the final decision, it will be based on the results of the study that as long as is in creation.
last week, residents of Yekaterinburg conducted demonstrations of disagreement against the construction of the Church of St. Catherine on the site of the Park at the Sverdlovsk drama Theatre.
for several days the police arrested a hundred people.
after the fact, how the situation has received public attention, Vladimir Putin submitted the initiative to find out the opinion of citizens About the construction of the temple. Local authorities promised to carry out this research work and suspended work.
according to the results of the social research poll, conducted may 16-20, nearly 3 quarters (74%) of residents of Yekaterinburg believe the chosen place of the construction of the temple "rather unfortunate" one-tenth " rather good ". Four percent of the respondents were undecided, while 12% have told that for them the question is not important.
about the fact that the construction of the temple should be abandoned, narrated 18% of the residents. 58% of people think that it is cheaper to build a temple in that place. Another 7% said that the temple should be built, as proposed, in the Park near the drama Theatre According to the developed project, 14% believe that the project of construction of the Theatre ought to be adjusted to the views of citizens.