Russian Would-Be Homeowners Stage Protest

IRKUTSK, Russia — Dozens of would-be homeowners have picketed the regional government in the east Siberian city of Irkutsk to demand their overdue apartments, RFE/RL’s Russian Service reports. Some 270 local families have paid for new apartments that were to be built by December 2008 but remain unfinished. One of the protest organizers, Yelena Mazurenko, […]