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All work on the removal of TNT from the basement of hotel "Moscow" are completed

July 11 2005

TNT without detonators stored in 20-kilogram boxes, which are found during works on site demolished hotel "Moscow".

Stumbled on the boxes the workers who dismantle the foundation of the hotel.

Experts say no bomb threat did not exist, because TNT for several decades are likely decomposed into harmless components.

Nevertheless, in downtown Moscow, just in case were brought online services of the city.

Explosives will be taken to the landfill outside the capital and destroyed.

"In the autumn of 1941, when German troops approached Moscow, at the direction of the country's leadership in the capital mined many government and military installations. Since the site is not found fuses and detonators, it seems, at this place just was stored explosives" - police department spokesman said in an interview with RIA Novosti.

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