During the construction of the first stage of the Simferopol - Yevpatoriya - Mirny highway pine-trees were cut down in annexed Crimea.

This was reported by Sergei Konosov, deputy head of the separate subdivision of OJSC “Centrodorstroy”.

These pine-trees were trees listed in the Red Book.

According to Konosov, "Centrodorstroy" signed an agreement with Simferopol forest-hunting range for compensatory planting of pine-trees instead of trees that was cut down during the construction.

“An agreement for compensatory planting of pine-trees seedlings was signed with the Simferopol forest-hunting range. The seedlings will be planted within the forestry.”

1 thousand 716 trees are planned to plant.


Previously QHA reported that on June, due to the new building construction, the Red Book juniper was cut down in occupied Sevastopol.

Before, in Alupka, due to the private garage construction the 150-year-old cypresses listed in the Red Book were cut down.


Source: Новости Крыма (Crimean News)