Russia, Red Square and St. Basil’s Cathedral

St Basils Moscow

Like a lot of other people I suppose I used to believe that this was called Red Square because of the association with Communism but in fact the name has nothing to do with the link between the colour red and political philosophy or from the colour of the bricks of the buildings around it either.

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9 responses to “Russia, Red Square and St. Basil’s Cathedral

  1. Your Russian photos are great, I just took a copy of the top one just could not resist.
    We had communist tulips when we first arrived in BG…Every single one was red and I swear that they were government issued

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  2. I had to laugh at the idea of Lenin waiting for the opportunity to spin!

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  3. Jeremy Clarkson said the Red Square is the most beautiful square of the world. What do You think?

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  4. Thanks for the link. informative!

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  5. What an awesome history lesson! Thank you, Andrew 🙂

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