«Shell» is a colloquial name of a sectional metal car garage. They were widely spread in Russia after 1991. The advantages of «shells» include low price and a possibility to install them near one’s place of living. The disadvantages are plain appearance and large size. More than one third of shells are used for wrong purposes.
Pensioners Karasevs had lived in a shell for 79 days and hardly escaped death. What was going on in the centre of Moscow at the end of 2006?