Showing posts with label restorations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label restorations. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

UNESCO unanimously adopts Russian draft resolution on Palmyra restoration

The Executive Council of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has unanimously adopted a Russian-drafted resolution on the role of UNESCO in restoring and preserving the ancient city of Palmyra and other Syrian heritage sites.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Law on special status of Donbass to presuppose co-financing by Kiev, Moscow

There will be guarantees for for a special economic zone, meaning that money earned locally would remain in the region, Ukraine's presidential aide Yuriy Lutsenko says...

KIEV, September 12. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukraine’s new law granting a special status to separate districts of the eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions will have a provision on a possible voluntary co-financing of those territories by Ukraine and Russia likewise, Yuriy Lutsenko, an aide to President Petro Poroshenko, said Friday.
“The bill on the special status that will be submitted to the parliament next week envisions a special humanitarian status, which reaffirms the guarantees for using the Russian language,” Lutsenko said. “There will also be guarantees for electing deputies of town halls and district councils and for a special economic regime, which I would compare to a special economic zone, meaning that money earned locally would remain in the region.”

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Yatsenyuk: No plans to finance restoration in Ukraine’s east from budget

Ukraine’s Finance Ministry will create a special fund to rebuild the country’s eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions shattered by conflict, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Wednesday.

The funds will be replenished only by Ukrainian oligarchs’ donations and international donor aid, Yatsenyuk said.

“We will have a relevant donor conference,” he said, adding that money from the federal budget would be allocated only if the Ukrainian government “regains full control of the territory and enterprises start operating and paying taxes”.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Atatürk’s House museum to open. The house shows the life of the founder of the Turkish Republic

The restoration works of the house in Thessaloniki where modern Turkey’s founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was born, have been finished and the house is set to open to welcome its new visitors.

The opening will be organized by Turkish Tourism and Culture Minister Ömer Çelik on Aug. 16. The house has been re-organized according to the modern museum studies approach and the display has also been made accordingly.

Turkey had begun restorations of Atatürk’s birth house in Thessaloniki following complaints from the Culture Ministry that the dwelling was in an “appalling” state, on July 2012.

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