A Russian businessman has been left devastated after builders demolished his 18th-century French chateau among the Bordeaux vineyards, seemingly by mistake. Irate local authorities have launched an investigation.
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you french neglect your homes, when someone else takes on the mammoth task of restoring your dumps, you still complain, if you are so concerned DO IT YOURSELVES, no, you would rather spend your money on wine and GOOD (yuk) food.
Dmitry Stroskin truly has felt the pain of someone else's mistake. If he spent all that time locating a place he logically would not want it destroyed. How about giving Dmitry Stroskin the benefit of doubt?
Looking only at the photo of this article shows no justice to the actual loss as well.
Google images has various photos of the entire structure lost.
Check them out.
I say,human moron error did this disaster and this man will rebuild it. Besides, what was lost looked marvelous.
Seriously...how can someone make this sort of mistake? Don't you think they'd double, triple, and QUADRUPLE check????
My, my... so judging from the comments, this is a case against foreign investment...? In reality, this is about the increasing thoughtlessness and ignorance of the EU workforce, driven by the faceless bureaucracy, pseudo-tolerance, and deteriorating educational systems of the Big State. Euros, don't you understand that when you let the state be responsible for everything, individuals - citizenry - do not feel responsible for anything?
My, my... so judging from the comments, this is a case against foreign investment...? What this, in fact, about is the increasing thoughtlessness and ignorance of the EU workforce, driven by the faceless bureaucracy, pseudo-tolerance, and deteriorating educational systems of the Big State. Euros, don't you understand that when you let the state be responsible for everything, individuals - citizenry - do not feel responsible for anything?
How sad it is that what is probably a tragic mistake is used as yet another excuse to bash foreigners. History has proved with catastrophic results, time and again, just where such attitudes can lead.
How sad it is that what is almost certainly a tragic mistake can be used as yet another excuse to bash foreigners. Hasn't history shown with appalling results just where this road can lead?
There's no way this was a 'mistake'. THese guys do what they want. They aint scaredof gun toting mafia back in Russia let alone Gallic planning laws.
His fake remorse is a joke. It'll be a gentlemans club for his pals in a couple of years.
Many of historical sites were destroyed in Russia for last decades. Nor police neither prosecution officers either appeals to state authorities or to president of Russia can protect treasures. And now Russians are matured for Europe.
well, not easy to believe ! Don't you think that those foreigners buying our ancient castles, don't do that only to destroy the French buildings anyway ? They come from abroad, they buy for nothing and then they just destroy everything they can. Now he is saying that it is also a foreign company which did the demolition ... but who knows that he did not ask for it really as mafia keeps on working as long as it comes from Russia ? Russian people are not to be trusted and why not thinking that he was jealous ? Why did he want to destroy only one side of the building, and if so, why was he not there to check the workers and the job they were doing ? Really, France should forbid them to buy and destroy as they forbid us to buy and build if not checked by the 'Mairie' 'Hotel de Ville'. They should do the same as it belongs to the ancient stones, our 'patrimoine'. Shame to France selling to feoreigners who think that they can destroy and rebuild our castles. Shame to France for everything we are enduring, and us not being able to buy our own castles and care for them
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