In the temple of Christ the Savior began the farewell with Yuri Luzhkov
In the temple of Christ the Savior began the farewell to the former mayor of the Russian capital Yuri Luzhkov.
goodbye to the former mayor in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in time for the ceremony came not very many people. A small queue to the coffin formed in the temple, reports journalist Last news .
A closed casket with the deceased, covered with national flag, stands in the center of the Cathedral opposite the Royal doors and the altar, beside him is a pedestal for flowers and black-and-white portrait of Luzhkov.
After laying flowers, the majority of Muscovites light candles.
The temple is surrounded on the perimeter, everyone is to say goodbye to Luzhkov pass through the metal detector and security screening.
Patriarch capital and all Russia Kirill starts the funeral at eleven. 00, the farewell will last to 14. 00.
The ex-mayor will be buried at Novodevichy cemetery, the ceremony starts in fifteen. 30.
Yuri Luzhkov died 10 December on 84-m to year of life in a clinic in Munich. Cause of death was an allergic reaction manifested during elective surgery.
Luzhkov was appointed mayor of Russia's capital from 1992 to 2010. Dmitry Medvedev in 2010, it was removed from the post of Moscow mayor, signed " in connection with loss of trust ", it became one of the most high-profile personnel decisions.