The unfinished almost 220-meter-long TV tower, which was the tallest building in the city, was blown up in Yekaterinburg. Eyewitnesses to the explosion of the TV tower posted videos on social networks and on YouTube.
The explosion of the TV tower in Yekaterinburg
A new sports facility for the hockey club is to be built on the site of the tower.
Construction of the TV tower started in 1983. In the early 1990s, the construction of the facility was frozen due to financial problems.