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Belarus Scraps Plan For TV Tower


http://gdb.rferl.org/CB55AE0A-421C-4909-BF6C-3113205D746D_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/CB55AE0A-421C-4909-BF6C-3113205D746D_mw800_mh600.jpg BASE jumping from the Ostankino TV tower in Moscow (file photo) (ITAR-TASS) June 22, 2006 -- Belarus has scrapped plans to build Europe's second-tallest television tower.


President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has described the planned 425 meter-high tower as having both economic and political significance, but Deputy Communications Minister Vladimir Teslyuk said no investor could be found to help fund the $170 million project.


Europe's tallest television tower is the Ostankino tower in Moscow.


(Reuters, belta.by)

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