Demolition on Andriyivsky Uzviz brings criticism, rethink by billionaire Akhmetov
An effigy of Rinat Akhmetov dangles from a fence on Andriyivsky Uzviz next to a sign that reads “Akhmetov, don’t mess up our lives!”
© Kostyantyn Chernichkin
Protest over destruction of historic buildings prompts Akhmetov to backtrack, cancel plans to build multi-story business center at the historic tourist attraction.
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