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Russia's Soviet-era buildings being torn down

Cheap apartment blocks built in Soviet Union years to solve a housing problems have outlived their intended life span.

    Moscow’s cheap apartment blocks called Khrushchevki are slowly disappearing.

    They were built across the former Soviet Union in the 1950s and 1960s to try and solve a housing crisis.

    The buildings have outlived their intended life span.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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