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Medvedev Freezes Khimki Highway

Published on 27/08/2010

President Dmitry Medvedev has ordered a halt to the construction of a highway through the Khimki forest, marking a rare victory for a grassroots effort that the authorities tried to squash but that still swelled into a movement, even attracting an appeal by U2's Bono.