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Russia: “Battle for Russia’s Heritage Resumes”

Clementine Cecil, a journalist and co-founder of the Moscow Architectural Preservation Society (MAPS), writes on OpenDemocracy.net about protests against the proposed amendments to Russia’s heritage law: “Experts have already written to President Medvedev to voice their concern with the proposals, arguing they would ‘place tens of thousands of monuments of cultural heritage under threat of irreversible distortion and even destruction’.”

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