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Culture news, 28.01.2005 16:54

Change of Culture

Nikolai Burov The new head of the city's culture committee, Nikolai Burov, wants to change the attitude of bureaucrats in the cultural sector, Interfax reported Tuesday.

"Over time, I want to change the way the culture committee works, to influence the manners of the St. Petersburg bureaucrat - to promote my colleagues to serve the artists," Burov was quoted as saying.

His priorities are to modernize libraries, boost security for children attending artistic and musical schools and to form a development concept for the city's Leningrad Zoo, the report said.

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