The Kremlin said the demolition of the Moscow five-story building is justified and appropriate

The project of renovation of the housing stock in Moscow, conducted by the city authorities, justified and appropriate, said press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. On Tuesday, April 25, the correspondent “reports”.

Peskov called it very ambitious from the point of view of the stated deadlines. “On the scale it is unparalleled, perhaps, in the new history of Russia, but Moscow is also large in size,” — said Peskov.

He noted that investing in the overhaul of old houses, it would be criminal and tantamount to “just throw money into the furnace”.

Peskov also didn’t exclude that the project can be amended. “This is not a dogma. But the essence of the project remains unchanged, as it was reported to the head of the state,” he said.

In February, the President instructed the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin to carry out the renovation homes. The mayor noted that under the program, nearly 25 million square meters, with a population of 1.6 million.

Later in the same month, Sobyanin has headed the headquarters for the demolition of the buildings and promised that the new homes that will offer residents is demolished, will be more spacious apartment.