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Drive to save Moscow's crumbling 'Eiffel Tower'

The 148m Shukhov tower was built in 1922 to give Russia a strong radio signal

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A piece of history: The tower is a leading example of the Soviet Constructivist movement of the 1920s and 1930s. - PHOTO: AFP

[MOSCOW] Thousands of Muscovites and several top international architects have launched an unprecedented campaign to save an elegant steel tower that has loomed over Moscow's skyline since 1922. The Russian Communications Ministry says it will dismantle and relocate the Shukhov tower, a