Demolition on Andriyivsky Uzviz brings criticism, rethink by billionaire Akhmetov

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April 12, 2012, 10:53 p.m. | Ukraine — by Daryna Shevchenko

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

Daryna Shevchenko

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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