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External lighting of the Kremlin in Moscow was turned off during the “Earth Hour” – RT in Russian


In Moscow, at 20:30, as part of the Earth Hour campaign, the illumination of the Kremlin, the building of the Federation Council, the Russian government and a number of other objects was turned off. RIA Novosti informs about it.

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It is noted that, in particular, the illumination of GUM, TSUM, illumination in the Zaryadye park, the Bolshoi Theater, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the Luzhniki stadium were turned off.

The mayor’s office said that more than 2 thousand buildings in the capital will remain without illumination for an hour.

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During the events dedicated to the action in Moscow, WWF-Russia head Dmitry Gorshkov said that “the theme of this Earth Hour is the openness of information about the state of the environment.”

“The events of 2020 showed us what can happen if the information is provided inaccurate or is not provided at all,” – Gorshkov.

In turn, the head of the Ministry of Natural Resources Alexander Kozlov noted that “this action is not aimed at turning off the light.”

“It is attended by millions of people around the world who are experiencing what is happening to our Earth, what will happen tomorrow, what will remain for our children,” the minister explained.

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Earlier, “Nevskie Novosti” reported that in St. Petersburg in the “Earth Hour” will turn off the illumination of more than 40 buildings and bridges.

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Source site russian.rt.com

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