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    Russia Closes Red Square for New Year's Evei
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    December 31, 2015 9:42 PM
    Russian authorities will shut down Moscow's iconic Red Square for New Year's Eve. Though not officially acknowledged, the rare move seems aimed at concerns of terrorism following the October downing of a Russian passenger plane over Egypt and Russia's ongoing bombing campaign in Syria. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Moscow, where Russians are voicing their concerns.

    Russia Closes Red Square for New Year's Eve

    Published December 31, 2015

    Russian authorities will shut down Moscow's iconic Red Square for New Year's Eve. Though not officially acknowledged, the rare move seems aimed at concerns of terrorism following the October downing of a Russian passenger plane over Egypt and Russia's ongoing bombing campaign in Syria. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Moscow, where Russians are voicing their concerns.


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