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Historic Soviet Swimming Pool Torn Down in Moscow

A new CSKA ice arena complex will be built in its place.

The CSKA (Central Army Sports Club) ice hockey arena is no longer up to international standards, so its main sponsor, Rosneft, has joined with the Defense Ministry to build a new sports complex.

Since the new complex requires more space, a historic swimming pool that was a pale blue fixture for decades on Leningradsky Prospekt has been torn down.

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