St. Petersburg project “Dialogues” attracted a capacity crowd at the new venue, where he moved after the searches, the FSB
In St. Petersburg after several months of hiatus, re-opened the project “Dialogues”. Summer Dialogues lost the site at the Mayakovsky library, where suddenly raided the FSB. The organizer of the debate Nicholas Solodniki, for fear of the criminal case, left Russia.
On Saturday at a new venue – the lecture hall of the main headquarters of the Hermitage was sold out. The room could not accommodate all comers, reports “Interfax”.
Opening the event, the organizer of the project Nikolai Solodniki expressed gratitude to the Directorate of the Hermitage, though added that he did not know how the fate of the project in St. Petersburg. “We agreed with the Museum that we will continue this conversation after
how will these “Dialogues,” he said.
The first discussion was attended by the writer – participant of the siege of Leningrad Daniil Granin. Speaking about the blockade, Granin said that the Soviet people a long time to “wean crying: “you Can tell a lot about the blockade, but I don’t know how to avoid the sad or tragic moments of the siege of life – then there were no rules”.
At the appointed time in the lecture hall is a long line, all
wishing is not enough vacant seats in the hall and on the balcony. About a hundred
people in the atrium, watched the live broadcast of the event.
Nicholas Solodniki arranged in the library Mayakovsky public discussions on social-political topics, to which were invited various experts. Due to the wide publicity of the St. Petersburg deputies asked the FSB to explain the reasons for searches in the library. They reported that activities were conducted in connection with “obtaining information about the characteristics of the wrongful act under article 159 of the criminal code of the Russian Federation” – it was about fraud.