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In the course of excavations in the Grand Kremlin public garden with a high degree of probability were discovered remains of buildings of one of power departments of the Russian Empire of XVI-XVII centuries. This is with reference to the Director of the Institute of archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences Nikolai Makarov RIA Novosti reported.
According to Makarov, it probably is the buildings belonging to the Bit order of the military authority, acting on the territory of Russian Empire, the successor of which became the Russian Empire. “We had evidence that here [in the territory of the modern Kremlin square] could be”, — he commented on the find.
Excavations on this portion of the territory of the Kremlin the Institute of archaeology began in may 2019. The preliminary results of the research were presented by the historians, Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The head of state visited the excavations on the territory of the Moscow Kremlin in June. In the course organized for the first person to Putin, held in the hands of some of the findings and praised the work of archaeologists, stressing its importance for the country.
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