A mosque to be built in Kyiv instead of the 140-year-old Schultz factory

A mosque to be built in Kyiv instead of the 140-year-old Schultz factory - фото 1
It became known that they will build in the place of the 140-year-old Schultz factory in Kyiv, the building of which began to be destroyed last week.

A Crimean Tatar cultural and educational center along with a mosque may appear there, SCM, which is owned by Donetsk oligarch Rinat Akhmetov, 44.ua reported.

Earlier, the online publication Khmarochos reported that the Schultz brewery in Kyiv is being destroyed for the construction of an office center. The work is allegedly carried out by the oligarch's firm.

However, the company assures that the land on Holosiyivsky Avenue, 8, and the buildings located on it do not belong to the company since 2019.

"By the personal decision of the ultimate beneficiary of SCM Rinat Akhmetov, the property was donated to the Crimean Tatar community for the construction of a Kyiv-based Crimean Tatar Cultural and Educational Center with a mosque. Accordingly, SCM does not bear any responsibility for what happens on the site," the company said in a statement.