Alexey Miller takes part in Yaroslavl’s Millennium monument unveiling ceremony
Gazprom’s Management Chairman Committee Alexey Miller took part in the Yaroslavl’s Millennium monument unveiling ceremony held today in Yaroslavl.
At the monument unveiling ceremony (from left to right): Georgy Poltavchenko, Alexey Miller, Sergey Vakhrukov, Boris Gryzlov, Viktor Volonchunas
Participating in the ceremony were Boris Gryzlov, Chairman of the Russian Federal Assembly’s State Duma, Georgy Poltavchenko, Russian President’s Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Central Federal District, Sergey Vakhrukov, Governor of the Yaroslavl Oblast and Viktor Volonchunas, Mayor of Yaroslavl.
The monument construction was sponsored by Gazprom. It represents a 22 meter stele surrounded by five bronze figures (Grand Prince Yaroslav the Wise, Patriarch Tikhon, collective characters of a Citizen, Mother with a Child and Warrior) and crowned with a bronze double-headed eagle – the State Emblem of Russia. Thematic panels dedicated to the history of Yaroslavl are disposed in the central part of the monument.
The monument is situated in the historical part of the city at an embankment section restored by Gazprom. Three “singing” fountains are installed at the embankment as well.