The wealthy Russian couple at the centre of a controversy over their plans to wed on a Polis beach used by nesting turtles would have been serenaded by superstars Christina Aguilera and Justin Bieber.
The authorities revoked the permit for the ceremony to take place on the beach in front of the luxurious Anassa Hotel after it was revealed bulldozers had been brought in to flatten the area. The beach is used by nesting turtles and also falls within a Natura 2000 protected area.
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According to Politis newspaper on Wednesday, the couple hoping to tie-the-knot on the beach had, according to residents of the area, arranged for chart-toppers Aguilera and Bieber to perform on the special day—or days—as the rumours also suggest the celebration would have gone on for three days.
It remains unknown exactly where the wedding will be taking place now.