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Kremlin
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Location

Moscow

Continent

Europe

Environment

Urban

Classification
  • HQ
  • Governement building
Affiliation

USSR

Appears in

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3

Missions

Chrono Storm
Red Revolution
Crumble Kremlin Crumble

Kremlin (Russian: Кремль) is a Russian word for "fortress" or "citadel", and used to refer to various fortified centres of medieval Russian cities. The most famous of these is of course the Kremlin in Moscow. Originally built as a royal palace complex, it is now the main administrative building of Soviet Union.

History

Great World War III

We will never surrender! Death to the Allies!
- Romanov impostor or himself, as Allied tank divisions moved in.
Ra2 kremlin

Romanov's hideout, guarded by the Black Guard

The Kremlin was a Soviet capital building and a working place of Romanov and his assistant Yuri.

At the end of the war, Tanya managed to infiltrate it and capture the Premier. The mission fails if the building is destroyed.


RA2Sovietlogo The following is based on the Soviet campaign for Red Alert 2 and some details might contradict canon.

In the Soviet campaign, the whole Kremlin and the Premier were under Yuri's control. This information surfaced when the Premier's last video tape leaked among the military, and since Yuri was already at the Kremlin, the Commander destroyed it. However, Yuri managed to survive the attack, as he contacted the Commander psychically.

War of the Three Powers

Ra3 kremlin

Cherdenko's new HQ Building

Later, it was discovered that in the basement of this building was a secretly developed Time Machine developed by Gregor Zelinsky, which was used by General Krukov and Anatoly Cherdenko to change history, upbringing the Soviet Union from the brink of defeat in the Post-war Crisis to a glorious victory.

Erasing Einstein caused alternations in the timeline: the Russian military HQ was no longer in the old Kremlin Palace building, but in a newly built skyscraper with a great statue of Lenin on top. The statue was taken down after the Allied victory in the War of the Three Powers.


RA3 USSR logo The following is based on the Soviet campaign of Red Alert 3 and contradicts canon sources.

In the Soviet campaign, the skyscraper came under attack by machine guns, shooting from a helicopter. This was alleged to be a part of a plot to assassinate Premier Cherdenko. Yet, he survived and later it was discovered that in fact Cherdenko staged the attempt on his life to frame General Krukov, leading to his demise (The Science of War).


RedAlert3RisingSun avatar The following is based on the Empire of the Rising Sun campaign for Red Alert 3 and contradicts canon sources.

In the Empire campaign, the new skyscraper HQ and the Time Machine were destroyed while high-ranking officers escaped on board a Twinblade (Crumble Kremlin Crumble).

Trivia

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The Palace of the Soviets

  • The design of the Kremlin after Cherdenko's tampering with the timeline is based on Boris Iofan's design for the scrapped Palace of the Soviets. The palace was intended to function as an administrative center and a congress hall but, the project was terminated after the German invasion of 1941.

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