In Moscow have started to dismantle the concrete blocks have underground passages

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in totalantivirus drove to the underpass near the metro station Slavic Boulevard in Moscow. Archival photoIn Moscow have started to dismantle the concrete blocks have underground passages© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

Dismantling concrete blocks, installed in Moscow at 800 territories, including the subways and subway stations in New year’s eve, began in the capital, while part of them remain in places of a mass congestion of people in the center, told RIA Novosti in the press service of city Department of regional security and combating corruption.

«At the moment decided to leave before the end of the year the barrier, the concrete blocks at the Bolshoi theater, red square, Revolution Square, and Manezh square, in places where the clock is always a lot of people. They decided to leave. In all other places where mass events not yet passed, the concrete blocks will be removed», — told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Ministry.

She explained that the decision to install concrete blocks was made on the basis of research with police in Moscow the security status of more than 300 sites mass new year’s festivities. Only in Moscow was determined to be about 800 places where it was necessary to install concrete blocks: it is fair, the site of festivals and other places of folk festivals, as well as near metro stations and subways.

As said the interlocutor of the Agency, dismantling units began after the capital’s biggest festival «Journey to Christmas».