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“Kremlin” is the Russian word for citadel and refers to any major fortified central complex found in historic Russian cities. But the best-known one is the Moscow Kremlin, located on a hill above the Moscow River. It began life in the 1150s, Ivan the Great was responsible for the most ambitious modifications, and during the period of 1475-1516 Italian architects were brought in to build new fortified walls and a number of cathedrals. Today, The Kremlin includes palaces, cathedrals and the enclosing Kremlin Wall with Kremlin towers. The former residence of ┬áTsars serves since the beginning of the 20th century as the official residence of the President of Russia.

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Where is The Kremlin located ?