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Old Posted Jul 27, 2010, 3:35 AM
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Originally Posted by sashyenka View Post
And good riddance. Much as I (and we all, right? that is what this forum is about, after all) enjoy skyscrapers, Saint Petersburg is really not the place for a tower like this to be built. Moscow, sure, but not Saint Petersburg.
there are plenty of places on the outskirts of the historical center to build the tower. It is just that Gazprom wants it there and no one has balls to stand up to them since Gazprom is the main company in Russia, main currency producer and also a huge geopolitical source of power for the Russian state.
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