Oleg Trusov — deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the 12th convocation, Deputy Chairman of the Sun on education, culture and preservation of historical heritage. Oleg Trusov offered to cook our correspondent transfer on the theme: "Return our values: the difficulty of restitution."
Why this issue has become a burning?
Ulitenok: "Sire, Oleg, that realize what is happening with the restitution now, let’s recall the background prepyadstviya?"
Pant: "The Republic of Belarus has been perhaps the only country in Europe that at the municipal level hardly dealt with the restitution. This was the only field of activity enthusiasts. This Belarusian Cultural Foundation, headed by Vladimir Gilep is our well-known scientist Adam Maldis Maya Yanitskaya, Hope and Vysotskaya others. And the government, I repeat, long time admovchvalasya. "
Ulitenok: "What has changed now?"
Pant: "This year for the first time in the President’s speech sounded restitution issues. Also began to work intensively municipal structures. Join and press, especially the" Russian Belarus "," Zvezda "," Kulura. "
Ulitenok: "What is certain first fruits of those efforts?"
Pant: "For the first time since Russia brought a unique collection of Slutsk belts. Besides not put them on the month, as usual, but for a year. Maybe some exhibits will remain with us: they can be changed on the works of Russian art, etc., and etc. ".
Ulitenok: "And who exactly initiated, so to speak, the first restytutsyynuyu swallow?"
Pant: "With belaruskga hand — Sovereign Prokoptsov, state director of the Museum of Art. And Russian — Sovereign Stepashin. Thanks to him from the Historical Museum in Moscow and brought a collection of belts of different ages and types, purchased back in the 19th century Russian collectors here in Belarus. And so Makar, they returned home in the end … It’s all the more fundamentally, that even in Moscow, they will not see: most of the exhibits are not displayed, and stored in the vaults. "
Ulitenok: "What prompted the government to pay attention to the problem of restitution?"
Pant: "A country that has lost value, can not exist in the cultural space. One" Stalin Stripes "does not go far."