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Cultural figures asked MHD for additional funding

"Capital shop of culture," addressed to the Chairman of the Moscow city Duma Alexey Shaposhnikov asking for additional funds in the third quarter to compensate for lost revenues.

Gerasimov noted that during the period restrictions associated with the pandemic, theatres and museums received less than 50% of revenues.

The theatre Director "Lenkom" mark Varshaver said that during a pandemic the salary of the employees of the theater were paid from extrabudgetary funds, but now the "means to end", as the restrictions last for five months.

Actress Maria Mironov noted that restrictions related to the pandemic: and a mask mode, and social distance, and a half-empty hall - raise questions, as theatre is a live communication, and while the actors themselves are bad work in such conditions.

The Moscow city Duma Chairman Alexei Shaposhnikov following the meeting, promised cultural figures to bring the issue up for discussion at the meeting of the faction "United Russia".