More than a hundred trees will be cut down for the construction of houses for military personnel in the occupied Crimea

June 19, 2020

In Sevastopol, in the Cossack Bay microdistrict, construction is underway, ordered by the Ministry of Defense. Russian authorities will cut down more than a hundred trees for the construction of 22 residential buildings for the Russian military. This was reported by the press service of the “government” of the city.

"About 22 residential buildings for military personnel will be located here. For the needs of construction, the company- real estate development LLC Standard-Stroy has been approved a cutting ticket for 116 trees. None of the trees are listed in the Red Book," – the statement says.

According to a representative of the real estate development, Standard-Stroy LLC , 1,900 trees grow on this area at the moment. Upon completion of the work, 1200 will remain.

“Today, only those trees that fall into the building spot will be cut down , and they are not red-listed. Not a single extra tree will be cut down. As part of landscaping, compensatory planting will be provided on the territory, including trees, listed in the Red Book of the Russian Federation – this are 62 copies of Pitsunda and Pallas pine, – assured "Mikhail Mudrevsky, deputy director of Standard-Stroy LLC.