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Moskva-City Fines Counted

The Moscow construction watchdog has uncovered 1,298 construction code violations at the Moskva-City business center this year, as of Friday, the agency announced in a statement.

Poor workmanship led to 777 of the violations. The agency wrote 127 citations demanding 1.19 million rubles ($42,000) in fines payable to the city budget for the violations.

(Vedomosti)

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