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Fast Facts About Red Square

Fast Facts About Red Square

National Geographic

TravelTraveler Magazine 2 Minute Read Moscow’s Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) is known for its political symbolism, but was actually named for its loveliness: Krasnaya, or “red,” meant “beautiful” in old Russian. The plaza has drawn crowds since it was a 1400s shantytown. Russians know the square as …

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