St Basil's Cathedral / Red Square
"Yekaterina Orlova, Katya........ Never screwed one, never flirted with one, never even married one, who is she - the usual fat arsed frump?"
Katya (Michelle Pfeiffer) walking across Red Square towards Revolution Square (now Manezh Square). Kermlin Walls and Lenin Mausoleum in background.
Red Square / Manezh Square
This square was called 60th anniversary of the Revolution Square at the time of filming. It has since been pedestrianised and now has a underground shopping Mall, topped, above ground, with fountains, sculptures and landscaping (Designs by Tsereteli - appointed by the former Mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov, favourite sculptor, Tsereteli.
Hotel National, Mokhovaya Street
Outside the main entrance of the Hotel National, on the corner of Mokhovaya Street (formerly Prospekt Marksa) and Tverskaya (formerly Gorky Street).
Then inside the foyer and up the stairs to the audio-book fair being held in the hotel. Katya hands over the notebooks to Nikki Landau - "short-arsed polish cockney sales rep"
I presume the interior shots of the hotel foyer were taken in this hotel - I have not been there and have not been able to find old pictures of the hotel interior to correspond with this scene. The book fair scenes - set in the National hotel were actually filmed in St Ermin's Hotel in London