Sukhbaatar Square in the Mongolian capital, Ulan Bator. Several Soviet-era buildings surrounding the square are slated for demolition. Residents of the capital city are fighting the plans. Photo: Alamy.

‘A crime against culture’: Mongolian capital Ulan Bator set to demolish Soviet-era buildings – activists fight to save them and scent corruption

  • The Victims of Political Persecution Memorial Museum has already been torn down, but the people of the city are hoping to save some other buildings
  • They are urging the government to use the money that it has earmarked for demolition and reconstruction for renovation instead
Topic |   Mongolia

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Sukhbaatar Square in the Mongolian capital, Ulan Bator. Several Soviet-era buildings surrounding the square are slated for demolition. Residents of the capital city are fighting the plans. Photo: Alamy.
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