Moscow

Moscow is the capital and the largest city of Russia with 12.2 million residents within the city limits and 16.8 million within the urban area.
 

Bortnikov: countries fighting terrorism use too disparate approaches

Bortnikov: countries fighting terrorism use too disparate approaches

The countries fighting terrorism still use disparate approaches, the head of Russia’s Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov said at the 6th Moscow Conference on International Security. Bortnikov stressed …

OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier to visit Moscow April 24-27

OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier to visit Moscow April 24-27

OSCE's Secretary General Lamberto Zannier will visit Moscow on April 24-27, during the visit he will take part in the Moscow International Security Conference, and will have talks with Russia's Foreign Minister …

Moscow#039s Dynamo stadium will turn into training base during 2018 FIFA World Cup

Moscow's Dynamo stadium will turn into training base during 2018 FIFA World Cup

Moscow's Dynamo stadium will be used as a training base during 2018 FIFA World Cup, the head of VTB Arena Park Andrey Peregudov announced. He added that right now it's unclear which team will train at the …

Elder brother of suspected organizer behind St. Petersburg Metro bombing detained

Elder brother of suspected organizer behind St. Petersburg Metro bombing detained

Russia’s security services have detained Akram Azimov, the elder brother of the suspected St. Petersburg Metro bombing organizer, saying he transferred money that helped fund the terrorist attack that killed 14 people. …

Crew in Vnukovo boycotts flight to Yerevan due to brawler

Crew in Vnukovo boycotts flight to Yerevan due to brawler

 The crew boycotted the flight to Yerevan at the Vnukovo Moscow airport because of the passenger who insisted on getting a business class seat. The incident occurred tonight at about 3:00 (MSK). A UTair Boeing was supposed to …

Kurskaya railway station evacuated

Kurskaya railway station evacuated

The building of Moscow's Kurskaya railway station was evacuated because of the bag found in the storage room of the ground floor. More than 300 passengers have been evacuated. …

Support of small and medium-sized businesses in NCFD discussed in Moscow

Support of small and medium-sized businesses in NCFD discussed in Moscow

Today, a meeting, chaired by the Deputy Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the North Caucasus Federal District, Oleg Fadeev, was held in Moscow with the participation of the Deputy …

Fifty people seek medical assistance after Moscow rail accident

Fifty people seek medical assistance after Moscow rail accident

According to preliminary data, 50 people have applied for medical assistance after the railway accident in Moscow, Russian Railways said on Sunday, TASS reports. "According to preliminary data, 50 people have applied for medical …

Dozens injured as 2 trains collide in Moscow

Dozens injured as 2 trains collide in Moscow

Several dozen people have reportedly been injured after a train going from Moscow to Brest collided with a commuter train. The emergency brakes of the commuter train are said to have malfunctioned after an urgent halt to save a man on the …

Moscow drenched by abnormal amounts of rain

Moscow drenched by abnormal amounts of rain

Moscow received 11 mm of precipitation over 36 hours,  the city's meteorological office reported.   Thus, the capital received a quarter of the average April rainfall - 44 mm of precipitation. The …

50 thousand gather in Moscow to commemorate victims of St. attack

50 thousand gather in Moscow to commemorate victims of St. attack

Moscow's Manezhnaya Square hosts rally to commemorate victims of the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro. The press service of the capital's Interior Ministry department noted that the event is attended by more than 50 …

Vestnik Kavkaza awarded with diploma of Moscow Department of National Policy

Vestnik Kavkaza awarded with diploma of Moscow Department of National Policy

The work of the federal information and analytical agency Vestnik Kavkaza on coverage of ethnocultural and interethnic events of the capital was marked by the diploma of the Moscow Department of National Policy and Interregional Relations. …

Storm warning announced in Moscow

Storm warning announced in Moscow

A storm warning has been announced in Moscow, Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia reported. According to the forecast, a slight rain is possible this afternoon. Nevertheless, despite strong wind, the air temperature is expected to …

 Centennial of Russian Revolution of 1917 unites scientists of post-Soviet space

Centennial of Russian Revolution of 1917 unites scientists of post-Soviet space

The Moscow House of Nationalities is holding the third day of the international scientific conference titled 'The Centennial of the Russian Revolution of 1917'.  The conference was organized by the Departments of History …

 Kazan to host meeting of Council of CIS prime ministers on May 26

Kazan to host meeting of Council of CIS prime ministers on May 26

The meeting of the CIS Council of Prime Ministers will be held in Kazan on May 26, and the CIS summit will be held in Moscow in September, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, said. "The …

Lomonosov Moscow State University hosts international conference #039Centennial of Russian Revolution of 1917#039

Lomonosov Moscow State University hosts international conference 'Centennial of Russian Revolution of 1917'

Lomonosov Moscow State University is holding the first day of the international scientific conference titled 'The Centennial of the Russian Revolution of 1917'. The conference will continue until 31 March.the Department of History of …

 Boris Johnson postpones his Moscow visit

Boris Johnson postpones his Moscow visit

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has postponed a conciliatory trip to Moscow in order to attend a rearranged meeting with Nato foreign ministers on Friday. NATO's biannual meeting of foreign ministers has …

 Moscow House of Nationalities celebrates Novruz

Moscow House of Nationalities celebrates Novruz

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The Moscow House of Nationalities celebrated Novruz - a holiday of the new year according to the astronomical solar calendar.

Moscow becomes one of world#039s cities getting more expensive most quickly

Moscow becomes one of world's cities getting more expensive most quickly

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Worldwide Cost of Living Survey assessed more than 150 different purchases in 133 cities around the world to determine where budget travellers should go - and where they should avoid. Moscow is …

In Moscow, 150 thousand people celebrated anniversary of reunification with Crimea

In Moscow, 150 thousand people celebrated anniversary of reunification with Crimea

In Moscow, more than 150 thousand people took part in the festive events dedicated to the 3rd anniversary of the reunification of Crimea with Russia, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the capital reports. "As …

 Erdogan brings Turkish defense minister to Moscow - media

Erdogan brings Turkish defense minister to Moscow - media

The head of the Turkish Ministry of Defense, Fikri Isik, was included in the delegation led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who will arrive in Russia on March 10, a source in the Turkish military department said. The …

Russia#039s UN envoy buried in Moscow

Russia's UN envoy buried in Moscow

Russia’s former Permanent Representative to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, was buried at Moscow's Troyekurovskoye Cemetery today. Churkin's family, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and …

Putin and Erdogan to meet on March 9-10

Putin and Erdogan to meet on March 9-10

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Russia on March 9-10, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "Yes, such talks are being planned," Sputnik cited Peskov as saying. …

Moscow holds memorial service for ambassador Churkin

Moscow holds memorial service for ambassador Churkin

A memorial service for the late Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, is taking place in Moscow's Central Clinic Hospital. Churkin will be interred at Moscow's Troyekurovskoye Cemetery …

Vitaly Churkin#039s body returned to Moscow

Vitaly Churkin's body returned to Moscow

A plane carrying the body of the permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin has arrived in Moscow from New York. The plane arrived three days after Churkin died suddenly the day before his 65th …

People bringing flowers to Russian Foreign Ministry in memory of Churkin

People bringing flowers to Russian Foreign Ministry in memory of Churkin

Muscovites are bringing flowers and light candle at the main entrance to the Russian foreign ministry in central Moscow in mourning over the sudden death of Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin. …

Erdogan to visit Moscow and Kiev soon

Erdogan to visit Moscow and Kiev soon

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Ukraine and Russia in the near future, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a joint briefing with the Ukrainian Foreign Minister …

Russian and Turkish foreign ministers to hold consultations in Moscow

Russian and Turkish foreign ministers to hold consultations in Moscow

Russia and Turkey will hold consultations at the level of deputy foreign ministers in Moscow on February 14, a spokesman for the Turkish Embassy in Moscow Orhan Gazigil said. "Deputy minister and former …

Iran#039s Deputy Foreign Minister to visit Moscow for nuclear deal consultations

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister to visit Moscow for nuclear deal consultations

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi will arrive in Moscow on February 8 for consultations on a range of issues including the implementation of the Iranian nuclear program, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey …

 Russian experts to carry out final security checks in Cairo airport

Russian experts to carry out final security checks in Cairo airport

A team of Russian experts will arrive for security checks at the Cairo International Airport today, sources from the Egyptian capital said. The upcoming inspection is expected to be the final one before the sides discuss the timeframe …