Crimean authorities postponed the construction of a gambling zone
The Crimean government has postponed the construction of the Zolotoy Bereg gambling zone. According to regional media, the decision was made following a meeting in Yalta chaired by Vladimir Putin.
During his visit, Putin criticized the work of the head of the region Sergei Aksenov. The head of state pointed out that the region has many problems with water supply, ecology and medicine, the solution of which is a priority. When the authorities will return to the issue of the development of the gambling zone, is not specified.
In December 2019, Dmitry Kudryavtsev, a representative of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, reported that the Crimean Investment Council approved the construction of the gambling zone. At that time, the cost of the project was estimated at 3 billion rubles. It was reported that in the republic by 2024 to build an entertainment complex consisting of a five-star hotel and casino. Kudryavtsev emphasized that the authorities have already found an investor to implement the project.