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Detsky Mir Delayed

Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has signed an order extending the reconstruction of Detsky Mir, the massive landmark children's store in downtown Moscow, until 2013, Vedomosti reports.

The store closed for reconstruction in June 2008. During the crisis, the building was transferred from AFK Sistema to VTB, and the deadline for completing its overhaul was moved from 2011 to 2012. It will have an area of 74,000 square meters when finished.

(MT, Vedomosti)

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