Khimki Forest An $8 billion high speed road, the Moscow–Saint Petersburg motorway (M11), has been proposed to go through the forest to connect Moscow and Saint Petersburg."Taking into account the amount of appeals [against the construction], I have made a decision...to suspend the implementation of the decree on the construction of the toll highway and to hold additional public and expert discussions."The role of the French multinational Vinci S.A.Dobson, William J. (3 March 2011). One woman’s fight to preserve a Russian forest. The Washington Post.