The authorities of Moscow will make a new list of trade pavilions to be demolished


Party “the Apple” at a press conference on Thursday provided a list of 364 small businesses, city hall is scheduled for demolition extrajudicially. The draft resolution of the Moscow city hall, which has got “Apple” (a copy is available) for the changes in Moscow government resolution of December 8, 2015 No. 829-PP. The December ruling was the elimination of 104 small business out of court, which were demolished in Moscow in the night from 8 to 9 February.

According to the party, a new list was prepared by the district councils on the orders of city hall and will be officially published in early March, and the facilities will be liquidated in June.

This list is not the last, claim Yabloko. According to them, only the Moscow authorities plan to eliminate more than 900 small businesses. Additional lists will be published, presumably after the elections, says party’s press Secretary Maria Epifanova.

Press Secretary of the Moscow Department of trade Taras Belozerov couldn’t provide the operational comment , redirecting the correspondent to the state inspection for real estate of Moscow.

Moscow will continue work on the identification of unauthorized construction sites located on utility lines and in areas with special regime of use of the territories is confirmed by the head of state Inspectorate for real estate Sergey Sokurov.

Thus, according to him, the number of objects of unauthorized construction, which will be included in the list, yet to be determined. “There may be ten to twenty objects, and more. At present the analysis of technical documentation and approvals,” said Sokurov.

The address list of especially dangerous objects of unauthorized construction have not yet been formed, he said: “the Work on formation of the list will take several months and the claim of already generated the list and the number of objects that you get in, is clearly premature.”

The decision about the future of the facility will be made only after consideration and analysis of all documentation, he added.

Moscow “the Apple” was invited to participate in the press conference the representatives of city hall, particularly the mayor Sergey Sobyanin.

“We do not oppose demolition of unauthorized construction, but in most cases we are talking about legal sites,” said Chairman of the Moscow branch of Yabloko Sergei Mitrokhin . According to him, the owners of parts of buildings intended for demolition, have documents confirming their rights

Previously Mitrokhin sent a letter to President Vladimir Putin with a request to stop the demolition of the retail pavilions and “to renounce the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin in connection with loss of trust”.

The party “Yabloko” believes that the mayor’s office flagrantly violates the right to private property, guaranteed by article 35 of the Russian Constitution, and the actions of the Moscow mayor’s office “do not contribute to stability in the sphere of small business and solving social problems,” he said.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, answering the request of journalists to comment on Mitrokhin appeal to Putin, urged to listen to explanations from the leadership of Moscow on the occasion of the demolition of the trade stands, before crashing down onto the city authorities with criticism.

Peskov stressed that “all discussions are without asking point of view, the explanations of the authorities of Moscow”. “Not having received any clarification from the Moscow authorities, to draw any hasty conclusions, to level criticism, it would be unfair,” he said.

Peskov added that the topic of the demolition of the pavilions in Moscow the Kremlin does not believe his agenda: “still, it’s the theme of Moscow as the main region of the Russian Federation”.

In turn, Sobyanin, commenting on the actions of the city authorities, said that Moscow is ready to provide the owners of the demolished points opportunities to build new pavilions in other places and legally. The demolition of the stalls, the mayor explained that these structures posed a danger for Muscovites, since, in particular, they were erected on the technical area of the metro.