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Krasnoye Selo

Krasnoye Selo (kräsˈnəyə syĭlôˈ) [key], district, NW European Russia. It is a rail terminus and has industries producing paper and plastics. Krasnoye Selo was a favorite summer resort of Saint Petersburg before the Russian Revolution. Nearby are two of the former summer palaces. Once a city, it was incorporated into St. Petersburg (then Leningrad) in 1973.

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