Certificate of the Department on Architecture, Moscow

 
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The City Council Executive Committee,
Chief Department on Architecture

The State Control Department of Protection and Usage of Historical and Cultural Monuments in Moscow
113035, Moscow, Piatnitskaya str., 1a, tel. (095)233-20-79
No 16-08/134


...About inclusion of the Ensemble of the Kremlin and Red Square into the UNESCO List of the World’s Cultural and Natural Heritage.

The State Control Department of Protection and Usage of Historical and Cultural Monuments in Moscow reports, that according to the Decision of the XIVV session of the UNESCO World’s Heritage Committee (December, 7-12, 1990, Bent, Canada) a number of objects, proposed by the Soviet Side, have been included into the List of the World’s cultural and Historical Heritage, including the Ensemble of the Kremlin and Red Square (Moscow).

By taking this decision the Committee has recommended, that all responsible State Organs ensure supervision and preservation, in the established Configuration, of this historic Place, and, especially, observation of the balance between cultural monuments and territories, (sites) not liable to new constructions.

In this connection and also in accordance with the Leading Principles of fulfillment of the Convention on preserving the cultural and natural Heritage, all kinds of construction-works on the territory of the above mentioned Ensemble within the limits of its protection zones, as any changes of interior structures of buildings-monuments, are liable to obligatory accordance with the specially authorized organ - the State Department of Control, Protection and Usage of Historic and Cultural monuments of Moscow, which on its part, accomplishes control of preserving the Ensemble and complies all connecting problems with the USSR Commission on the UNESCO’ Affairs.

 

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