All Posts Tagged With: "house demolitions"

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Rechnik: State Stole Documents to Legalize Homes

Embattled residents of the Moscow village of Rechnik are claiming that the government stole the documents necessary to legally register their houses, dozens of which have already been demolished per court order.

Feb 26, 2010 | Continued
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Rechnik Residents Claim Genocide Following 12 Deaths

Residents of a small Moscow village are appealing to the European Court of Human Rights with allegations of genocide, following the deaths of 12 elderly residents since city-ordered demolitions of their houses began in January.

Feb 2, 2010 | Continued
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Village Residents ‘To Stand Until Death’ Against Demolitions (updated 1/26)

Residents in the rural Moscow village of Rechnik have pledged to use any means necessary to stop police from evicting them in order to demolish their homes, set to continue on Monday morning after a weekend moratorium.

Jan 24, 2010 | Continued