Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge

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Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge is a concrete arch bridge that spans the Moskva River in Moscow, Russia, immediately east of the Kremlin.wikipedia
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Zamoskvorechye District

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The bridge connects Red Square with Bolshaya Ordynka Street in Zamoskvorechye.
For example, present-day Pyatnitskaya Street emerged early in the 15th century, when the expansion of Moscow Kremlin moved the wooden Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge one block eastward.

Mathias Rust

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On 27 May 1987 German aviator Mathias Rust landed on the bridge.
He landed on Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge next to Red Square near the Kremlin in the capital of the Soviet Union.

Island (Zamoskvorechye)

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The bridge was placed at the narrowest point of the Moskva River, west of its predecessor; as a result, blocks of Zaryadye and Balchug were razed to make way for construction.
A steel bridge north, to Red Square and Zaryadye, was completed in 1872.

Assassination of Boris Nemtsov

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On 27 February 2015 opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was assassinated while crossing this bridge.
The assassination of Boris Nemtsov, a Russian politician opposed to the government of Vladimir Putin, happened in central Moscow on Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge at 23:31 local time on 27 February 2015.

Zaryadye

The bridge was placed at the narrowest point of the Moskva River, west of its predecessor; as a result, blocks of Zaryadye and Balchug were razed to make way for construction.
The first round of destruction (1936) cleared the blocks adjacent to Moscow Kremlin for the ramps of Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge.

List of bridges in Moscow

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Boris Nemtsov

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On 27 February 2015 opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was assassinated while crossing this bridge.
He was crossing the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge in Moscow, close to the Kremlin walls and Red Square.

Arch bridge

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Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge is a concrete arch bridge that spans the Moskva River in Moscow, Russia, immediately east of the Kremlin.

Moskva River

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Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge is a concrete arch bridge that spans the Moskva River in Moscow, Russia, immediately east of the Kremlin.

Moscow Kremlin

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Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge is a concrete arch bridge that spans the Moskva River in Moscow, Russia, immediately east of the Kremlin.

Red Square

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The bridge connects Red Square with Bolshaya Ordynka Street in Zamoskvorechye.

Structural engineering

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Built in 1936–1937, it was designed by V. S. Kirillov (structural engineering) and Alexey Shchusev (architectural design).

Alexey Shchusev

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Built in 1936–1937, it was designed by V. S. Kirillov (structural engineering) and Alexey Shchusev (architectural design).

Ambrogio Contarini

Wooden bridges east of the Kremlin have existed since the fifteenth century, as witnessed by Venetian Ambrogio Contarini, who travelled through Moscow in 1476.

Abutment

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Three wooden arches, each 28 m long, were supported by stone abutments.

Kamennoostrovsky Bridge

It was loosely based on Kamennoostrovsky Bridge in Saint Petersburg designed by Agustín de Betancourt.

Agustín de Betancourt

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It was loosely based on Kamennoostrovsky Bridge in Saint Petersburg designed by Agustín de Betancourt.

Neglinnaya River

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The Neglinnaya discharges into the Moskva River through two separate tunnels near Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge and Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge.

Oleg Penkovsky

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The defector account says Penkovsky approached American students on the Moskvoretsky Bridge in Moscow in July 1960 and gave them a package, which was delivered to the Central Intelligence Agency.

Vodootvodny Canal

Chugunny Bridge (1889) was also compatible with new requirements (completion of a new Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge diverted traffic away from this bridge).

Hooliganism

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Mathias Rust was convicted of hooliganism, among other things, for his 1987 Cessna landing on Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge next to Red Square.