Lobnoye Mesto stands on the Red Square near Moscow
Kremlin. In the medieval times its was used for public executions of
criminals as well as proclamation of important laws that were signed
by a monarch. Lobnoye Mesto can be translated as a 'forehead
place'. It is a clear reference to Golgotha or 'place of the skull'
where Jesus Christ was said to be Crucified.
Saint Basil Cathedral was
often referred simply as a 'Jerusalem' as a reference to the Holy
City near Golgotha.