Business Ombudsman Titov: the situation with the demolition of unauthorized construction “is ambiguous in favor of Moscow”

Business Ombudsman Titov: the situation with the demolition of unauthorized construction “is ambiguous in favor of Moscow”


MOSCOW, February 18. According to the results of a legal review conducted after the demolition of unauthorized construction in the capital, the situation “is ambiguous in favor of Moscow”, told reporters the Commissioner for protection of entrepreneurs ‘ rights Boris Titov.

This opinion Titov said at a press conference devoted to the issues of illegal criminal prosecution of entrepreneurs.

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“By law, a squatter can name those objects for which there is no documents and these construction documents. They can be challenged, but they are,” said the Ombudsman.

Earlier it was reported that in December 2015 the government of Moscow has accepted the decision “About measures on provision of demolition of unauthorized constructions on certain territories of the city of Moscow”, which since February 8, 2016 demolition of 104 objects recognized by the squatter because of improper paperwork, being on public lands or on sites with utilities. Among them are the shopping center “Pyramid” near the metro station “Pushkinskaya”, the stalls near the metro station “Kropotkinskaya” and other objects. The demolition of most buildings occurred in the night from 8 to 9 February.

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