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.
 

Moscow holds first bicycle parade in 2017 despite biting frost

Moscow holds first bicycle parade in 2017 despite biting frost

The first winter bicycle parade in 2017 will take place in Moscow on Sunday, despite biting frost, an official with the city transport department said, TASS reports. About 5000 people will take part in the event, the official said. …

Number of victims of Moscow hotel fire reaches 3

Number of victims of Moscow hotel fire reaches 3

Rescuers found two more bodies under the rubble of burning hotel in Moscow, law enforcement bodies of the capital reported. Thus the number of victims of this tragedy reached three. …

Moscow hotel evacuated due to bomb threat

Moscow hotel evacuated due to bomb threat

Today guests and staff of spa hotel in the southeast of Moscow were evacuated after police received an anonymous call on bomb threat. Employees of emergency services quickly arrived to the scene and carried out inspection, which was …

Fire in Moscow kills one person, injures nine

Fire in Moscow kills one person, injures nine

At least one person died and nine others were injured in a fire in the northeast of the Russian capital, a law enforcement source said, Sputnik reports citing RIA Novosti. The fire took place in an administrative building. …

More than 80 Moscow flights delayed due to bad weather conditions

More than 80 Moscow flights delayed due to bad weather conditions

More than 80 flights have been delayed today at Moscow airports due to bad weather conditions. It is reported, that 30 flights have been delayed at Domodedovo, 52- at Sheremetyevo, another 23 flights will not be performed. Five flights …

 Expelled Russian Diplomats leave Washington

Expelled Russian Diplomats leave Washington

Russian diplomats who were expelled by order of US President Barack Obama have left Washington for Moscow, Russia's embassy in the US said. "The plane has taken off," a spokesman for Russia's embassy …

New Year celebration in Moscow

New Year celebration in Moscow

Today the entire world celebrates the New Year. Thousands residents of Moscow and guests of the capital went to the streets and squares of Moscow that night to celebrate this holiday. Vestnik Kavkaza presents a photo report on …

Forbes: Russia to win at energy and diplomacy games in 2017

Forbes: Russia to win at energy and diplomacy games in 2017

In the fading weeks of 2016, Japan, Qatar and the US have given Russia the opportunity to prevail in diplomacy and energy games in 2017, Forbes writes. According to the author, the Russian President Vladimir …

 Plane carrying first bodies of Tu-154 victims arrives in Moscow

Plane carrying first bodies of Tu-154 victims arrives in Moscow

The first flight carrying the bodies of the victims of the Tu-154 plane crash near Sochi has arrived at Chkalovsky airfield in Moscow, the Russian Deputy Defense …

Elmira Akhundova’s book #039Ilham Aliyev. Portrait of a President against the Backdrop of Change’ presented in Moscow

Elmira Akhundova’s book 'Ilham Aliyev. Portrait of a President against the Backdrop of Change’ presented in Moscow

Today, Moscow hosts the official presentation of the recently published book of the deputy of Milli Majlis, a member of the Union of Writers of Azerbaijan, Elmira Akhundova - ‘Ilham Aliyev. Portrait of a President against the Backdrop of …

Varvara Karaulova found guilty of attempting to join ISIL

Varvara Karaulova found guilty of attempting to join ISIL

Russian student Varvara Karaulova (Alexandra Ivanova) has been found guilty of attempting to join ISIL. The student's lawyers maintain that Karaulova was “blindly in love” with her fiancé, …

Talks on flights between Russia and Tajikistan to continue in Moscow

Talks on flights between Russia and Tajikistan to continue in Moscow

Flights between Russia and Tajikistan had been resumed after a temporary suspension but that talks on the issue would continue on Thursday, a Russian Transport Ministry spokesperson said. On Wednesday, the Russian Transport Ministry …

Jet carrying Russian ambassador#039s body lands at Moscow airport

Jet carrying Russian ambassador's body lands at Moscow airport

A charter flight airlifting the body of Russia's Ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, who was assassinated in Ankara on Monday, has landed at Vnukovo airport in Moscow, TASS reports. The ambassador's …

VCIOM: Russians think Belarus and Kazakhstan are best

VCIOM: Russians think Belarus and Kazakhstan are best

The traditional annual research by VCIOM on the attitude of Russian citizens to the former Soviet Union countries was presented today in Moscow. On the year of the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Russian Public Opinion …

ISIS could carry out terrorist attacks in Moscow (VIDEO)

ISIS could carry out terrorist attacks in Moscow (VIDEO)

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Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has prevented the activity of a terrorist cell consisting of citizens of Tajikistan and a citizen of Moldova, who planned to commit a series of resonant terrorist attacks in Moscow using improvised …

Turkey, Russia and Iran to discuss Syria in Moscow

Turkey, Russia and Iran to discuss Syria in Moscow

Representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran will hold a trilateral meeting on Syrian settlement in Moscow on December 27, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut …

Trump#039s adviser arrives in Russia

Trump's adviser arrives in Russia

Foreign-policy adviser to US president-elect Donald Trump, Carter Page, has arrived in Moscow to meet with businessmen and politicians. "I am going to meet with influential businessmen and thought …

Security services detain 12 terrorist organization members in Moscow

Security services detain 12 terrorist organization members in Moscow

The Russian Interior Ministry and the Federal Security Service (FSB) have detained 12 members of a terrorist organization in Moscow, with criminal cases opened against the detained persons, the police informed, Russia Beyond the Headlines …

Terrorist suspects detained in Moscow

Terrorist suspects detained in Moscow

Russian security forces detained 12 people suspected of being members of a terrorist organization in Moscow and the Moscow region, the press service of the Moscow department of the Interior Ministry said. "Officers of the Center on …

Binali Yildirim: Russia and Turkey understand each other better than ever before

Binali Yildirim: Russia and Turkey understand each other better than ever before

Russia and Turkey have a common approach to resolution of crisis in Syria, the understanding on the issue of the two countries has never been better, the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said following his visit to Moscow, …

More than 20 suspected terrorists detained in Moscow region

More than 20 suspected terrorists detained in Moscow region

Security forces have detained over 20 suspected terrorists and terrorism supporters during a large-scale operation in Moscow and the surrounding suburbs on Wednesday.  "The special operation was carried out by agents of the …

Leyla Aliyeva: we believe Azerbaijan#039s territorial integrity to be restored

Leyla Aliyeva: we believe Azerbaijan's territorial integrity to be restored

Today, the 7th Forum of Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia "AYOR Generation: patriotism, creativity, success" has opened in Moscow at Crocus City Hall. The chairwoman of AYOR, Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, …

Boxer Gassiev beats Lebedev to become IBF cruiserweight world ch

Boxer Gassiev beats Lebedev to become IBF cruiserweight world champ

Russian boxer Murat Gassiev beat his fellow countryman, unified cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev, winning the title of IBF cruiserweight champion in Moscow, TASS reports. Gassiev overpowered …

OPEC to meet non-OPEC producers on Dec. 10 in Vienna

OPEC to meet non-OPEC producers on Dec. 10 in Vienna

OPEC will meet non-OPEC countries to finalise a global oil limiting pact on Dec. 10 in Vienna, two sources said on Saturday, Reuters reported. Two OPEC sources earlier said the meeting was due to take place in the Russian …

Atambayev: Surely, someone slipped wrong information about migrants from Kyrgyzstan to mayor of Moscow

Atambayev: Surely, someone slipped wrong information about migrants from Kyrgyzstan to mayor of Moscow

"Surely, someone slipped wrong information about migrants from Kyrgyzstan to the mayor of Moscow," the President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev said, 24.kg reports. According to him, he didn't …

CIS Defense Ministers meet in Moscow

CIS Defense Ministers meet in Moscow

The 71st session of the CIS Council of Defense Ministers will be held in Moscow today. The session will be attended by defense ministers of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, as …

AZAL and Vnukovo make Moscow and Baku closer

AZAL and Vnukovo make Moscow and Baku closer

Today, an agreement to increase the number of regular flights Baku-Moscow to 2 per day was signed at the Moscow Vnukovo Airport. The agreement was signed between Vnukovo Airport CEO Vasily Alexandrov and the Vice-President of …

Moscow Court keeps Ulyukayev under house arrest

Moscow Court keeps Ulyukayev under house arrest

The Moscow City Court upheld the decision on the house arrest of the former Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev.  The court did not allow the former economy minister to talk to mass media …

Putin to meet FIFA chief Infantino

Putin to meet FIFA chief Infantino

Russian president Vladimir Putin will meet FIFA chief Gianni Infantino in Moscow on Friday ahead of this weekend’s draw for the Confederations Cup, the Kremlin announced on Thursday, World Soccer Talk …

Moscow to hold Day of Georgian Culture on November 26

Moscow to hold Day of Georgian Culture on November 26

The Georgian Culture Day will be held in Moscow on November 26 in the framework of the children's festival of Russian peoples’ national cultures ‘My Home – Moscow’, which has been opened in September this year. …