Moscow May Build Russian Analogue of Disneyland, RBC Daily Says

Moscow’s new mayor, Sergei Sobyanin, has taken up the idea of building a Russian analogue of Disneyland on wasteland in the city’s northwest, RBC Daily reported, citing people it didn’t identify.

The City Hall may announce a tender to develop the park by year-end, the newspaper said. The plan to build a “Russian Disneyland” in this location was first proposed by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in the 1960s and revived by Moscow’s previous mayor, Yury Luzhkov, in the 1990s, RBC Daily said.

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