Red Square to Close

Red Square, a favorite tourist destination and the site of a military parade planned for Victory Day on May 9, will close soon for resurfacing.

Workers will lay a new foundation before replacing the paving stones. The appearance of the square will be preserved, Kremlin property chief Vladimir Kozhin said, Interfax reported. Kremlin

officials are still working on plans for the resurfacing and plan to close the square for the shortest possible time, he said.