St. Petersburg, 7 December. Sestroretsky court of St. Petersburg declared illegal the deal 17 years ago in the donation of the American sect of real estate in the Solar village at a cost of several billion rubles. As it became known, the Federal news Agency, the decision of the court has not yet entered into force.
a Former pioneer camp with buildings with total area of 33 thousand square meters on the territory of 10 hectares was acquired by the "administrative center of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia" even under Boris Yeltsin and submitted to the property registered in the U.S.
organization "the Watchtower Society, Bible and tract of Pennsylvania". Cadastral value of the property is over 800 million rubles. Market, according to some estimates — about 2 billion rubles.
In April this year, the Supreme court has recognized "Jehovah's Witnesses" and banned its activities in Russia. Then it was decided the confiscation of its property.
The Prosecutor's office demanded to recognize the deal as a "Management center" and the American organization invalid..