Moscow to offer free Wi-Fi at cemeteries

wifiMOSCOW (Web Desk): If you plan on visiting the dead in Russian city of Moscow, the authorities want you to stay connected to the living while you do so.

Three of Moscow’s most-visited cemeteries are about to enter the digital age, with the installation of full wi-fi connectivity.

The free services are set to start working next year for visitors of the Vagankovo, Troyekurovo and Novodevichy cemeteries, where the likes of author Anton Chekov, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and the first Russian president Boris Yeltsin are buried.

These three graveyards happen to be popular tourist spots and Ritual, the funeral service that manages the city’s cemeteries believes that the availability of Wi-Fi will allow visitors to find out more about the famous people laid to rest there.

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