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Moscow Kremlin: Fortified complex in Moscow, Russia
The Moscow Kremlin, or simply the Kremlin, is a fortified complex in the center of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River to the south, Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square to the east, and the Alexander Garden to the west. It is the best known of the kremlins, and includes five palaces, four cathedrals, and the enclosing Kremlin Wall with Kremlin towers. In addition, within this complex is the Grand Kremlin Palace that was formerly the Tsar's Moscow residence. The complex now serves as the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation and as a museum with 2,746,405 visitors in 2017.

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Russia: Thousands protest against Kremlin for fourth week [Video]

Russia: Thousands protest against Kremlin for fourth week

Protesters across Russia demand the release of a governor arrested on what they say are trumped-up murder charges.

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Chechens demonstrate over 'Kremlin-backed' killing of activist in Vienna [Video]

Chechens demonstrate over 'Kremlin-backed' killing of activist in Vienna

Chechens demonstrate over 'Kremlin-backed' killing of activist in Vienna

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Who Will Replace Putin [Video]

Who Will Replace Putin

Sputnik/Alexey Nikolskiy/Kremlin via REUTERS Business Insider On paper, Vladimir Putin would be replaced by Mikhail Mishustin as president of Russia if Putin dies or leaves office. But Mishustin is an..

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Putin uses disinfection tunnels to screen guests [Video]

Putin uses disinfection tunnels to screen guests

Russian President Vladimir Putin is protected from the coronavirus by special disinfection tunnels that anyone visiting his residence outside Moscow or meeting him in the Kremlin must pass through, his..

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