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The ban on catching Pokemon in the museum will be appropriate only if there is a possibility of damage to any exhibits or their storage location, said Mikhail Piotrovsky, General Director of the Hermitage.
S.-PETERSBURG, July 26 – RIA Novosti. The State Hermitage does not yet plan to prohibit the catching of Pokemon in the area of the museum complex, General Director of the Hermitage Mikhail Piotrovsky told reporters on Tuesday.
“Let’s see with the Pokémon for now,” he said in response to a related question.
Players in Pokemon Go in Ilyinsky square in Moscow
July 26, 2016 12:42 pm
Russian tour operators open the hunt for Pokemon
Pokemon.GO has become a way to attract customers, said the Association of Tour Operators of Russia.
Piotrovsky replied that as a joke, he suggested releasing the famous “Hermitage” cats instead of Pokémon into the museum halls.
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Pokemon GO is a free application based on “augmented reality” technology – the digital and real worlds are connected, since the picture displayed on the smartphone screen is projected onto the location of the real world. One of the main goals of the game – to catch a Pokemon (Pocket Monster – “pocket monster”) – made many people take to the streets, parks, beaches, completely absorbed in this process.
At the same time, experts warned that the game could lead to injury or robbery in the real world. Russian banks even offered to insure against injuries during the game. In addition, one of the veterans of the Russian special services did not rule out that the application could be used for espionage. Assistant to the Russian Prime Minister Gennady Onishchenko expressed concern that the game could seriously affect the psyche.