Assumption Cathedral in the downtown, constructed at the end of the XVIII century, gradually collapses.
A year ago experts carefully surveyed an architectural masterpiece in attempts to understand how to rescue it. But business was limited to that on numerous cracks special tags - indicators hung. But walls gave a new crack.
According to the prior of the temple of the archpriest Valery Rudasya, the cathedral at any time can collapse. It started collapsing still in the middle of 1970-x from - for subway constructions, however the main reason - large-scale building of the center, the priest is sure.
To stop destruction, it is urgently necessary to strengthen the base. It will manage in a quarter of one million hryvnias. Independently the prior can't do something in the temple it - he only rents the room in which pass church services, and the building is in management of town planning and architecture of the Kharkov regional state administration.
In regional management claim that now in Assumption Cathedral there is a restoration. To strengthen the base round the temple, in the winter builders removed old asphalt. However repair didn't finish. External works are now conducted.