The World Heritage Committee,
1. Having examined Documents WHC-12/36.COM/8B and WHC-12/36.COM/INF.8B1,
2. Refers the nomination of the Russian Kremlins, Russian Federation, back to the State Party in order to allow it to:
a) Develop further, the important theme of Russian Kremlins to the World Heritage List and to strengthen the comparative analysis of the serial nomination of the three components considering the four Russian Kremlins already inscribed on the World Heritage List and other kremlins to be proposed as future extension of the series,
b) Further strengthen the Statement of Outstanding Universal Value for the serial nomination,
c) Elaborate the functioning of the overarching Russian National World Heritage Committee set up to coordinate management across all Kremlin sites;
3. Recommends the State Party to invite a consultative mission by ICOMOS as soon as possible.