the executive branch of the government of Russia or of the Soviet Union, especially in regard to its foreign affairs.
the citadel of Moscow, including within its walls the chief offices of the Russian and, formerly, of the Soviet government.
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How to use Kremlin in a sentence
The federal government has said that the hackers were likely backed by the Kremlin.Microsoft says SolarWinds hackers stole source code for 3 products | Dan Goodin | February 19, 2021 | Ars Technica
Last August, Navalny survived a near-fatal poisoning by a nerve agent that he blamed on the Kremlin.Alexei Navalny's Chief of Staff Predicts He Will Be Released 'Sooner Than Many Are Expecting' | Madeline Roache | February 12, 2021 | Time
The link to a family member was significant, Pevchikh said, pointing out that Putin has transferred his palace’s management from individuals associated with the Kremlin to his own flesh and blood.The Inside Story of How Alexey Navalny Uncovered Putin's $1.3 Billion Palace | Madeline Roache | January 29, 2021 | Time
What also concerns the Kremlin, says Noble, is that Navalny is more recognisable than ever in Russia.'His Fight Is in Russia.' Why Navalny Flew Home Straight Into Putin's Clutches | Madeline Roache | January 18, 2021 | Time
If you’re staying another 15 or 20 years in the Kremlin, you should tighten everything, because protests are definitely not declining.In Russia, tough new laws and stepped-up defiance abroad mark Putin’s shift toward unfettered control | Robyn Dixon | December 27, 2020 | Washington Post
The inauguration had to be held in the fortified Kremlin, surrounded by an eerily quiet city.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015 | Movements.Org | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On Tuesday, two senior Kremlin officials, Vladimir Avdeyenko and Boris Rapoport, quit their jobs.Recession? Devaluation? Inflation? Putin Tells Russia Stay the Course. | Anna Nemtsova | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now the Kremlin will assign more loyal people to rule the region, mostly military leaders.Recession? Devaluation? Inflation? Putin Tells Russia Stay the Course. | Anna Nemtsova | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Kremlin likes to portray these as sinister Western conspiracies.
The Kremlin is far away—almost 1,000 kilometers away, in fact.
From the middle rises the fortress of the Kremlin, the many churches send up a forest of dome-capped towers.Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
This is a southern barrier of the Kremlin and is a fortress of nearly triangular shape.Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
The Kremlin, hitherto out of the range of the flames, was now in danger.Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15) | Charles Morris
When the French approached the Kremlin they were saluted by a discharge of musketry.Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15) | Charles Morris
We were conducted to the Kremlin, and had hardly arrived in sight of these old walls than we were exposed to a discharge of shot.
British Dictionary definitions for kremlin (1 of 2)
the citadel of any Russian city
British Dictionary definitions for Kremlin (2 of 2)
the 12th-century citadel in Moscow, containing the former Imperial Palace, three Cathedrals, and the offices of the Russian government
(formerly) the central government of the Soviet Union
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Cultural definitions for Kremlin
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