In honor of many rulers from ancient times to our days there are memorial complexes: pyramids, mausoleums, libraries and so on. In the city of Yekaterinburg, the capital of the Sverdlovsk Region, there is a public, cultural and educational center created with the participation of the President of the Russian Federation Boris Yeltsin Fund Foundation.

   Here is a short excerpt from the official website of the Center:

"The Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center Foundation (Yeltsin Center) is a non-profit organization named after the first president of Russia.The main objective of the Center is to preserve, study and comprehend the historical legacy of Boris Yeltsin in the context of political and social events of the 1990s. as a socio-political organization that contributes to the construction of a rule-of-law state, to the study and development of the institution of the presidency in Russia.

Under the auspices of the Center, there is a "Museum of the First President of Russia and an archive of his name."

   From time to time around the Center there are various social disputes, discussions, but we can not but admit that it has already become one of the most curious sights of modern Russia. The center is located in one of the most picturesque places of Yekaterinburg - on the bank of the Iset River, nearby are the government of the Sverdlovsk region, a hotel and a drama theater.

   Numerous thematic expositions are organized in the center, excursions, concerts and other events are held. Decoration is beyond praise. It is interesting and informative for direct acquaintance with the newest history of Russia.

 

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Address in the city of Ekaterinburg: Museum BN. Yeltsin. Ekaterinburg, Boris Yeltsin, 3

Coordinates: 56 ° 50'42 "s. w. 60 ° 35'30 "in. e.

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© Владимир Субботин. Россия, Челябинская область.

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