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Monday, February 19, 2018

A plaque of Kim Jong Il decided to open in St. Petersburg

The plaque North Korean leader Kim Jong Il will be in St. Petersburg on the building of the Kirov factory. This was reported by “Rosbalt” in the enterprise.

photo: Vladimir Chistyakov

The press service of the plant said that the idea of installing a memorial sign belonged to the Embassy of North Korea, about a month ago addressed to the management of the enterprise.

Board, declared in a press-service, will appear in one of the halls of the plant. While in the next phrase it says that it will be installed in the Museum of the company.

The opening ceremony of the Board will coincide with the 15th anniversary of the visit of Kim Jong Il plant. On the same day in front of the main entrance foyer of the Palace of culture and technology. I. I. Gaza will host a photo exhibition dedicated to the visit and presentation of the products and crafts of Asian countries.

Note that on the website of the company regularly remember about the visit of Kim Jong Il. So, in 2011, he was devoted to the kind of an obituary where the deceased politician was named “bright star Pektusan” (according to legend he was born on this mountain).The article noted that Kim Jong Il “were in the smallest details of production and Deputy General Director of the plant recalled how he was “a little anxious” when accompanying North Korean leader and the sniper was aiming at him through the scope.

Recall that the visit of Kim Jong Il to Russia on the train (politician feared aircraft) took place in 2001, and in its course died under the part of the citizen of Russia.

The plaque of Kim Jong Il will not be the first controversial decision related to the perpetuation of the names of historical figures in St. Petersburg for the last time. So, earlier the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky opened a memorial plaque to Marshal Mannerheim, one of the organizers of the blockade of the city, and the Governor of Northern capital has signed the order about assignment of a name of Ahmad Kadyrov, the bridge across the Duderhof canal.

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