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Zaporizhzhya Regional State Administration,
Department of Culture, Tourism, Nationalities and Religions
Zaporozhye Regional Tourist Information Centre

On the conservation of archaeological heritage


It took 8 months from the time when the RSA board addressed the issue of preserving the cultural heritage of Zaporizhzhya. In our area it is extremely important because the state is 8476 account of historical and cultural monuments of national importance 12. In terms of archeological Zaporozhye region ranks first in Ukraine, they are in 6722. Each object of cultural heritage is unique and has individual characteristics that shape its historical and cultural potential, which is part of the national wealth.

Careful attention to the management of Zaporozhye region cultural heritage preservation issues affected the results of work in this area. In the acting Applications lands protection of historical and cultural significance for 2010-2014, pursuant to which in 2013 from the regional budget allocated 360 thousand.

One of the main activities in the field of cultural heritage is an inventory of monuments and certification with further entering into the State Register of Immovable Monuments of Ukraine. In 2013, the meetings of the Advisory Council on the protection of cultural heritage reviewed 245 sets of records to objects of archeology Azov district and 227 sets of objects in archeology Yakymivskoho area and submitted to the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine for their entry into the State Register of Monuments Ukraine under the category of local importance. In addition, under the orders of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine in the State Register of Immovable Monuments of Ukraine by categories of local significance listed seven monuments of history and archeology.

An inventory of the cultural heritage of Zaporizhia and Kuibyshev region, is in Melitopol, Berdyansk, Melitopol and Chernihiv regions.

As part of the implementation of the program of land protection of historical and cultural significance of Zaporozhye region for 2010-2014 are working on certification and determination of normative monetary evaluation of archeological Zaporizhzhya region.

The bodies of cultural heritage provides constant monitoring of archaeological monuments in the observance of law pam'yatkoohoronnoho. Monitoring results in 2013 Zaporizhzhya regional center of cultural heritage sent 14 applications to the police about violations, including 3 cases of predatory archeological excavations, 12 instances of agricultural work in the archaeological, recorded 6 criminal proceedings . So, in conjunction with law enforcement by checking into the looting of archaeological sites near the village. Mordvynivka and c. Semenivka in Melitopol district and unauthorized excavation work on a monument of national importance "Kamenskoe settlement" in Kamyansko-Dnieper area.According to the above facts criminal proceedings.

Also worked in excess of 20 requests from law enforcement agencies on joint audits compliance pam'yatkoohoronnoho legislation. Thus, consideration of the Mikhailovsky district court for the return of materials are two state archaeological, who in 2001 illegally transferred to private ownership.

One form of software security is the preservation of archaeological research. During 2013 the Department of Culture, Tourism, Minorities registered RSA 21 authorization for archeological exploration, excavation, issued by the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, and 16 open letters on scientific research of archaeological heritage.

As the Director of the Department of Culture, Tourism, Minorities RSA Irina Konareva: "Together with the work of cultural heritage in the Zaporozhye region goes to a new level that provides a systematic approach to solving the issues of preservation of the history and culture of Zaporozhye region" .