The Restoration of the Dormition Church in Karelia to Cost over 100 Million Rubles team | 21 August 2018

Moscow. August 20. INTERFAX – According to preliminary estimates, the restoration of the Dormition Church, which burned down in Kondopoga on August 10, will take about 100 million rubles and 10 millions for the development of project-estimate documentation, press-service of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation told reporters on Monday.

“Specialists of the North-Western Directorate for Construction, Reconstruction and Restoration of the Ministry of Culture conducted an inspection of the church’s structures. According to their report, 10% of the frame was preserved, the rest of the design of the church was lost completely. In this regard, the exact amount needed for the reconstruction of the monument can be determined only after the development of design documentation,” the press service stated.

Earlier it was reported that the fire destroyed 95% of the Dormition Church in Kondopoga, but there is a possibility to reconstruct it.

The local parish and the museum bear the responsibility for the safety of the burnt church.

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