The "Congress of Russian communities of Crimea" initiated to commemorate Russian President Vladimir Putin on the peninsula.
According to the Chairman of the congress and the "deputy of the State Council of the Crimea" Sergei Shuvaynikov, the event entitled "Monument to Russian President Vladimir Putin - the symbol in the Russian Crimea - must be!" is due to be held next week, AN-Crimea reports.
According to Shuvaynikov, the monument will be featuring a «Russian captain with a steering wheel picturing Putin."
The monument is to be installed due to donations of concerned citizens. According to Shuvaynikov some businessmen have already supported the idea, and even started to contribute money.