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17 March 2021, 07:05

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The arena in disguise. Main Archive of Moscow

More than 202 thousand people took part in the voting.

In project “Active citizen” The voting has ended, the participants of which have chosen the topics of new routes for the school project “Moscow Guide”. 202,149 people expressed their opinion.

The Moscow Guide project was created for school and college students who want to learn the history of the city or become guides in the future. During classes, children visit museums, go on excursions and try themselves as guides.

The topic “Victory Road” became the leader of the voting. It was supported by 23.47 percent of “active citizens”. The route of the excursion will pass along Tverskaya Street, Manezhnaya and Red Squares. The walk will be accompanied by a story about barricades and camouflage of buildings during the Great Patriotic War, as well as about the first Victory Parade.

The second place with 18.98 percent of the votes was taken by the theme “The Garden Ring during the War”. This route passes through the places where defenses and architectural monuments of the war and post-war years are located.

Third place in the excursion “The feat of the divisions of the people’s militia of Moscow.” She received 15.21 percent of the vote. Participants of the cognitive walk will see the expositions of the Museum of the Defense of Moscow and learn about the history of the first divisions that defended the capital.

The fourth position was taken by the theme “The History of Victory” – a walking tour of the halls and expositions of the Victory Museum. 13.73 percent of “active citizens” voted for her.

Fifth place for the theme “Victory Memory” – 12.45 percent of the vote. Tour participants will see dioramas and symbolic monuments of Victory Park on Poklonnaya Gora.

6.38 percent of voting participants gave the right to decide to specialists, 8.31 percent found it difficult to answer.

Also, during the voting, “active citizens” wrote more than 4.5 thousand of their ideas on the topics of new routes. For example, the project participants proposed to talk about the air defense of the capital and Moscow enterprises during the Great Patriotic War.

The project “Active Citizen” summed up the results of several district votes at once

The Active Citizen project appeared in 2014. During his work, more than 4.9 million people have joined him, almost two million of them in 2020. Participants determine which streets, courtyards and park areas need to be put in order, how city polyclinics, libraries, centers of public services should work, and also choose events for festivals and holidays. Since the launch of the project, more than 4.8 thousand votes have passed, over 155 million opinions have been collected. On online map of the project, you can see how the city has changed thanks to the participants. Today, more than 1.6 thousand objects have already been drawn on the diagram. And under the heading “Pulse of the Capital”, the changes that have taken place in Moscow can be assessed in a game format. For example, using emoticons to vote for the comfort of new trains in the metro, the convenience of paying for utility bills, and much more. Also, at the end of 2020, “active citizens” had the opportunity to send the points accumulated in the project to charity.

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