The Federation Tower in Moscow, Russia, is the tallest building in Europe. Consisting of two towers joined together on one podium, Tower West is a 65 storey structure and Tower East is a 97 storey structure. It is Tower East, with an amazing height of 1,227 ft (374 m), which grants this complex of skyscrapers the record of tallest European building. Costing around about 1.2 billion dollars, construction first began in 2003. Tower East was built in March 2012 and Tower West is expected to be complete in 2016. There has been many bumps along the way including significant changes made to the design, construction being temporarily suspended due to lack of funds and a fire in Tower East in April 2012.
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