Moscow street reconstruction turned goldmine for archaeologists

A massive street reconstruction project in Moscow, besides clogging up the center of Moscow, continues to bring new archaeological findings to light. Archaeologists, unrecognizable in their green construction vests and hard hats, have taken out an iron cube that was identified as a 17th century coin forger’s tool. Another curious sample is a Stone Age flint cutter [...]

By | 2017-06-20T16:57:39+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Thousands of homes to be demolished in Moscow

Mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin announced a program that can see thousands of apartment buildings in the Russian capital demolished. The initial proposal, which came as a second stage of the demolitions started in 1999, was estimated to cost no less than 3.5 trillion roubles and could affect 1.6 million people. The project focuses mostly [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:34:12+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments