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Stolen Monument to Yevgeny Leonov Sawn into Scrap Metal Pieces
The sculpture of the famous Russian actor was stolen from Mosfilmovskaya Street, Moscow, on the night of October 16.
Non-Conformist Sculpture Exhibition Crashed by Orthodox Activists in Manege
Activists of the Orthodox Cristian movement God's Will headed by Dmitry Tsorionov (aka Enteo) crushed a sculpture exhibition recently opened in the Manege Exhibition Centre, Moscow.
Monument to Victims of Political Repressions Damaged in St. Petersburg
Monument to Victims of Political Repressions set at Voskresenskaya Embankment in St. Petersburg has been partially destroyed.
15 Architecture Monuments Destroyed in Moscow in 2014
In 2014 the capital of Russia has lost over 15 architectural monuments of history and culture.
Historical Building Demolished in Front of Police in Yekaterinburg
Historical building in Kuibyshev Street, Yekaterinburg was brought to pieces on the night of December 9.
Demolition of Khokhryakovs Art Studio Left Unpunished
Old studio of the famous artist Nikolay Khokhryakov (1857-1928) has been demolished in Kirov.
Case on Damage of Historical Building Opened in St. Petersburg
Petersburg police has opened a criminal case against serious damages incurred on a cultural heritage site.
Unique Historical Monument Plundered by Black Diggers in Chelyabinsk Region
The unique Uyelgi burial ground in the Kunashak District of the Chelyabinsk Region has been damaged by black diggers.
Stolen Gravestone Monuments Sold to Junk Yard
Police of the Rasskazov District of the Tambov Region got two complains about monuments stolen from a local cemetery.
Coach House in Omsk Fortress Bartered Away for Restaurant
The historical coach house in the Omsk Fortress has been demolished.
16th Century Gravestone Found Under Construction Debris in Moscow
Ilya Malkov from the Arkhnadzor movement has found a unique gravestone of the 16th under builders refuse on garbage in Zamoskvorechie District.
Architecture Monument Taken to Bricks in Petropavlovsk Park
Last week the human rights activist Olga Mazanova walked in Petropavlovsk Park in Yaroslavl.
Monument to Soldiers of Great Patriotic War Destroyed in Kirov Region
A monument to soldiers of the Great Patriotic War has been demolished in the Ilyinsky Settlement of the Kirov Region.
Architecture Monument Damaged Within Sight of Culture Minister
An architecture monument was started to be demolished in front of the regional Minister of Culture in Chelyabinsk.
Historical Building Demolished in Petersburg on Holidays
One of the buildings of the Elizabethan Community of Sisters of Mercy in Sverdlovskaya Embankment was demolished on winter holidays in Petersburg.
Unique Archeological Monument Spoiled in Vologda Region
Vandals have marred a unique monument of architecture in the Tarnog District: they put drawings over petroglyphs of the Tiunovsky sanctuary.
Exhibitions of Lost Architecture Monuments Held in Moscow
Deplorable results of three years work of the new Moscow authorities are being drawn up in the Artplay design center.
Ownerless Memorial House Collapsing in Presence of its Dwellers
The ceiling of one of pre-revolutionary apartments of Shlisselburg town of the Leningrad Region has caved in.
History and Architecture Monument Turns into Dump
A monument of the Tambov Region - Tatar Shaft, which was a reliable barrier against Tatar attacks now faces serious danger on part of local residents.
11th Century Barrows Destroyed by Black Diggers near Petersburg
A businessman and an archeologist are suspects on the case of destruction of over 40 burials, which are archeological monuments of the 11th century.
Architecture Monument Burned Down in the Center of Irkutsk
An ancient Russian architecture monument is burned down in the center of Irkutsk again.
Russia Lost 40 Cultural Heritage Sites within a Year
In 2012 Russia lost 40 cultural heritage sites, including 31 architectural and 9 archaeological monuments.
Destruction of Princes Volkonskys House Proceeds in Moscow
The tenant builder has resumed construction works with the Princes VolkonskysHouse in Moscow, the Archnadzor social movement reports.
19th Century Estate Demolished in Moscow
Builders have demolished the main building of the Yakovlevs Estate constructed in the 19th century in Pyatnitskaya Street.
Vyborg Dwellers Are Indignant about Demolition of Old City
Petersburg city defenders have addressed supervisory authorities and mass media with a letter appealing to stop demolition of the historical part of Vyborg.
Architecture Monument Demolished in Yekaterinburg
Builders have completed demolition of a 19th century architecture monument at the address 7, Gogol Street in Yekaterinburg.
Center of Yekaterinburg Looses Architecture Monument
The house with elements of the Russian baroque style at the address 7, Gogol Street has lost its historical status - the court has cancelled the resolution of the Sverdlovsk Region administration about including the building into the register of history and culture monuments.
Vandals Regularly Deface Monument to Victims of Political Repressions
In St. Petersburg unidentified vandals have once again profaned a monument to victims of political repressions - the Solovki Stone set up in the Troitsky Square.
In Moscow destroyed a nature sanctuary
The two-centuries elm long-liver escaped after a fire of 1812, witnessed hard times 1912 and 1917, and also the end of the eightieth twentieth century.
Constructivism Monument May Be Demolished in Yekaterinburg
Discussions of another demolition of a historical object have been started in Yekaterinburg.
Archnadzor Reports about New Year's Demolition of Osip Bove Buildings
In the morning of January 1 the city authorities demolished two historical buildings in the center of Moscow.
Archeology Monument of 13th 18th Centuries Damaged in Kostroma
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.
Monument to Victims of Political Repressions Destroyed in Samara
The monument to victims of political repressions has been destroyed in Samara. The monument was set up in Yury Gagarin Park 22 years ago.
Federal Monument in St. Petersburg on Fire Again
The federal monument of history and architecture Utkina Dacha in St. Petersburg has suffered from fire again.
Ancient Archaeological Monument Destroyed in Priozersk Region
The most interesting archaeological monument of the Leningrad Region a complex of cult stones by Olkhovka Village in Priozersk Region may disappear under the bases of cottages.
Citizens of Moscow Region Urge to Rescue Grebnevo Estate
Citizens of the Moscow Region plead the authorities to rescue Grebnevo Estate, the security zone of which, though a monument of architecture, culture and history, is being sold out piece by piece.
Serpukhov Kremlin at Risk of Destruction due to Unprofessional Restoration
Authorities of Moscow Region have taken to court files concerning the damage caused to the Serpukhov Kremlin due to illegal excavations carried out by locals.
1.3 Thousand History Monuments Decay in Petersburg
It is possible to restore about 90-95 per cent of the historical buildings that are under the threat of destruction in St. Petersburg, architects point out.
Architecture Masterpieces Ruin in Leningrad Region
Architecture monuments in Leningrad Region are in a catastrophic situation.
Unique Nature Sanctuary in Novgorod Region may be Build up with Cottages
The story of attempting upon the nature sanctuary Ilmensky Glint one of the most valuable nature sanctuaries of the Novgorod Region - runs on.
Another Architecture Monument Brought Down in Moscow
Section House of the Moscow district railway located at the address 42 Enthusiastov Highway was a monument of architecture in the east of Moscow.
City Defenders Try to Stop Demolition of Another Historical Building of St. Petersburg
Defenders of Petersburg have made an announcement that pulling down of House 145 in Fontanka Embankment is illegal.
Archeology Monuments of 10th-13th Centuries Verge on Ruining in Tver Region
Deforestation around village Novoe of Rameshkovsky District (Tver Region) has brought about damage to tumuli Kidomlya-2 and 3.
Archeology Monument Destroyed in Ryazan Region
A civil engineering firm has dug out an open-cast mine near Dubrovichi Village (Ryazan Region) on the place of an archaeological monument and thus destroyed about 400 square meters of Dubrovichesky site of an ancient settlement.
Karelia People Protect Unique Lake
Dwellers of the Karelian settlement Kulikovo bordering on Leningrad Region have once again stood up against opening a cast mine near Yastrebinoe Lake.
Borozdins Manor Decays in Pskov Region
A monument of federal value - the Borozdins manor, built in the late 17th century is decaying in the Pskov Region.
Wooden Architecture Monument Taken down near St. Petersburg
Historical building of Lokhovayas summer residence has been demolished with a bulldozer in Komarovo Settlement of the Leningrad Region.
Another Monument of Federal Value Falling into Pieces in Moscow
Terrace of the main building of Vinogradovo manor - a monument of federal value - has collapsed in Severny Settlement in the north of Moscow.
17th Century Convent in Tver Region Nearly Sold by Auction
Property scandal burst out in Kashin town between church and the secular power.
Activists and Film Makers Fail to Stop Cutting down Park of Stroganovs Estate
Last week well-known Russian actors and film directors signed a collective letter to the Moscow mayor Sergey Sobyanin with a request to stop cutting down the park and building the kindergarten in the Stroganovs Estate. No response followed.
Historical Radonezh Village Built up with Summer Cottages
Authorities of Sergiev-Posad District plan to allot buffer zones of Radonezh Village, which is the home place of St. Sergius of Radonezh, for building construction.
Shopping Centre Destroys Ancient Town of Volokolamsk
Building of a seven-storey retail and entertainment centre has been launched in the central square of the ancient town of Volokolamsk.
19th Century Architecture Monument Taken down in Tutaev
Waste ground, residue of bricks and a part of the base is all that has been left from a private mansion in the center of the ancient town of Tutaev.
Ancient Barrow Destroyed in Adygeya
Black diggers have ravaged and leveled to the ground with heavy machinery the ancient six meter barrow Tabor in Adygeya Republic.
Russian Railways Want to Bring down Ancient Depot
The public organization Archnadzor has accused the Russian Railways JSC of preparation for pulling down the historical building of Circular Locomotive Depot.
Arkhangelskoye Memorial Estate Reserve in Danger of Destruction
Over the last 10 years the protective zone of the Arkhangelskoye Memorial Estate near Moscow has decreased 10 times, with building conducted everywhere.
Archeologists Protest against Site Development round Veliky Novgorod
Novgorod archeologists have walked out of the Cultural Heritage Committee in protest against site development in historical area of Veliky Novgorod.

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