Culture Department of the Kostroma Region has appointed a check-up on the case of damaging of the archeology monument of the 13th – 18th centuries during construction works in Kostroma.
Construction of a mall began in the middle of October in the historical center of Kostroma in 44/7 Ostrovsky Street.
The owner of the future building launched earthwork and ditch digging without carrying out obligatory historical examination nearby the memorial stone at the foundation place of Kostroma.
As a result of carrying out construction works the archeology site of the cultural layer of the 13th-18th centuries was damaged. The monument of archeology is under state protection, because most valuable artifacts of the pre-Gold Horde era may be preserved there.
The damage from the destruction of the archeology monument in Kostroma may be estimated at several million rubles.
Author: Vera Ivanova