Disassembled from the main temple of the Russian Armed forces mosaics depicting President Vladimir Putin can place in the Museum, the painter Vasily Nesterenko, which was responsible for the sketches. His words are in Telegram channel journalists Kremlin pool RIA Novosti.
According to Nesterenko, mosaic will not disappear. The desire to preserve it is, as architects and artists, and the military. In addition, he noted that the image of the President in the temple is normal, because “there is a tradition to capture donors”.
1 may it became known that the mosaic with the image of Putin was removed from the temple defense, but instead was created a new sketch. It also depicts a procession of people, however, instead of heads of state, among which it was possible to learn that the Minister of defence Sergei Shoigu — the monks with the icon of the Korsun mother of God, and instead of the inscription “Crimean spring” — “Forever with Russia”.
In April, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the head of state does not consider timely appearance at the temple mosaic of his own face. “Ever grateful descendants will appreciate our merits, but now it is too early to make”, — quoted Peskov, Putin.