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.
 

Capital of Chechnya is safest city in Russia

Capital of Chechnya is safest city in Russia

Grozny tops the rating of safest Russian cities. The poll respondents rated how much they agree with the statement "I live in a safe area and do not afraid to go home at night," according to a 10-point scale. The local residents called …

Chile defeats Cameroon at FIFA Confederations Cup group stage

Chile defeats Cameroon at FIFA Confederations Cup group stage

Chile has defeated Cameroon 2-0 in a group stage match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup which is underway in Russia. The game was played at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium on Sunday evening. The goals were scored by Arturo …

 Moscow hosts conference on cooperation between Russia, Asia and Africa

Moscow hosts conference on cooperation between Russia, Asia and Africa

Russia's Foreign Ministry is hosting a conference of the Russian Committee for Solidarity and Cooperation with the Peoples of Asia and Africa in Moscow. Deputy Chairman of the Council of Federation, a representative of the executive …

Russia’s State Duma adopts Moscow housing renovation bill

Russia’s State Duma adopts Moscow housing renovation bill

Russia’s State Duma has adopted the bill on housing renovation in Moscow on its third (final) reading on Wednesday. The draft law received 399 supportive votes and two votes against the bill, one deputy refrained from voting. The …

Students of Fire Academy unfold largest Russian flag in Moscow

Students of Fire Academy unfold largest Russian flag in Moscow

Students of the State Fire Academy unfolded a huge state flag on Poklonnaya Hill, cerebrating the Russia Day in Moscow, the website of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said. The flag, measuring 1,014 square meters, is the largest …

Rally in downtown Moscow ends without any incidents

Rally in downtown Moscow ends without any incidents

he authorized rally of the opposition in Sakharov Avenue in downtown Moscow has ended as scheduled, with no incidents reported, the head of the city department for regional security and countering corruption, Vladimir Chernikov, …

Protester who pepper-sprayed riot police officer detained in Moscow

Protester who pepper-sprayed riot police officer detained in Moscow

Police have detained a participant of an unauthorized rally in downtown Moscow, who had pepper-sprayed a riot police officer in the face, the National Guard said on Monday, TASS reports. "While fulfilling the tasks on maintaining …

Security measures increased in Moscow due to holiday

Security measures increased in Moscow due to holiday

Security measures in Moscow were strengthened due to the mass events planned in the city on the occasion of the Russia Day, the head of the city's regional security and anticorruption department, Vladimir Chernikov, said. …

 Two people dies in fire near Moscow railway station

Two people dies in fire near Moscow railway station

Two people were killed in a fire that broke out at storage facilities near Moscow’s Kievsky railway station on Friday, the city’s emergencies services said. "The bodies of two people were found during a cleanup effort …

Yellow danger level announced in Moscow for tomorrow

Yellow danger level announced in Moscow for tomorrow

Yellow level of danger has been announced in Moscow for tomorrow. Rain, thunder and wind are expected, according to the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia. Weather forecasters called the weather "potentially dangerous." …

Moscow mayor: most residents support renovation program

Moscow mayor: most residents support renovation program

Most residents of Soviet-era low-rise apartment blocks set to be demolished in Moscow over the next 10-15 years support the city’s so-called renovation program, the capital’s mayor, Sergei Sobyanin said. …

Storm in Moscow

Storm in Moscow

A storm warning in Moscow remains in force until the end of the day. According to the Russian Emergencies Ministry, more than 20 settlements with a population of more than 4 thousand people in the central part of the country and Moscow were …

 Storm death toll rises to 16 in Moscow

Storm death toll rises to 16 in Moscow

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Storm killed 16 people in Moscow and the Moscow Region on May 29, a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee, Svetlana Petrenko, said. "Eleven people were killed in Moscow and three others in the Moscow Region," TASS cited Petrenko as saying.

Latest data on injured in Moscow storm

Latest data on injured in Moscow storm

A total of 170 people sought medical assistance following Monday’s hurricane in Moscow, almost 150 of them were hospitalized, the head of the Moscow government’s healthcare department, Alexei Khripun, said. …

At least 137 people injured in Moscow storm

At least 137 people injured in Moscow storm

At least 137 people have been injured in a severe thunderstorm hitting Moscow on Monday afternoon, a source from Moscow’s emergency services said, TASS reports. "As of the moment, 137 injured people have sought medical …

Moscow mayor says Monday#039s hurricane in Moscow #039unprecedented#039

Moscow mayor says Monday's hurricane in Moscow 'unprecedented'

The hurricane that struck Moscow City on Monday afternoon was unprecedented, Moscow City mayor Sergei Sobyanin said, TASS reports. "I can't remember within my recollection any other such calamity with the …

Death toll following Moscow thunderstorms rises to 11

Death toll following Moscow thunderstorms rises to 11

The death toll after Monday afternoon’s violent thunderstorms that hammered Moscow has left at least 11 people dead and 50 injured, a spokesman for the capital’s health department said, TASS reports. He said ten hospitals …

Moscow marks 99th anniversary of Azerbaijani Democratic Republic

Moscow marks 99th anniversary of Azerbaijani Democratic Republic

Moscow is hosting a traditional solemn event dedicated to the Azerbaijani Republic Day, which is celebrated every year on May 28, as Azerbaijan declared its independence establishing the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic on May 28, 1918. The …

 Moscow saved from transport terror attack

Moscow saved from transport terror attack

Russia’s federal security service FSB has detained four members of the outlawed terrorist organization ISIS in Moscow for plotting terrorist attacks at transport facilities. The FSB’s public relations center said that on May …

Yuri Bashmet to Vestnik Kavkaza: I really love visiting Caucasus

Yuri Bashmet to Vestnik Kavkaza: I really love visiting Caucasus

"I really love visiting the Caucasus," Yuri Bashmet, People's Artist of the USSR, head of Chamber Ensemble "Moscow Soloists" and State Symphony Orchestra "New Russia" said, answering the question …

Cosmonaut Viktor Gorbatko passes away

Cosmonaut Viktor Gorbatko passes away

Russian cosmonaut Viktor Gorbatko passed away in Moscow at the age of 82 on Wednesday, a source in the rocket and space industry said. "He felt unwell recently spending the past two weeks in the Mandryka hospital …

30 flights delayed or canceled in Moscow airports

30 flights delayed or canceled in Moscow airports

Today in Moscow, due to poor weather conditions, airports had to cancel or delay more than 30 flights. Domodedovo airport had to delay 10 flights and cancel two, while Sheremetyevo airport has delayed 13 flights and canceled eight. …

 Bikers open riding season in Moscow

Bikers open riding season in Moscow

Today, bikers opened a motorcycling season in Moscow, riding along the Garden Ring from Sakharov Avenue to VDNKH. …

72nd anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War

72nd anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War

Today, Russia and post-Soviet countries are celebrating one of the most important holidays of the year – the 72nd anniversary of Day of Victory in the Great Patriotic War over Nazi Germany. Celebrations will take place in Moscow …

May snowfall covers Moscow

May snowfall covers Moscow

Winter has returned to Moscow again today, on May 8, 2017, the day before the Victory Day parade on Red Square. It rained in the Russian capital this morning, bu now it's been snowing for the past several hours. …

Dress rehearsal for Victory Day parade kicks off in Moscow

Dress rehearsal for Victory Day parade kicks off in Moscow

Dress rehearsal for the Victory Day parade has kicked off in Moscow. More than 10,000 servicemen and 114 pieces of equipment participate in it. In addition to tanks and other military equipment, military personnel of higher military …

MSU to host #039Youth and international cooperation: experience of cooperation between Russia and Belarus#039 International conference

MSU to host 'Youth and international cooperation: experience of cooperation between Russia and Belarus' International conference

The International conference titled 'Youth and international cooperation: the experience of cooperation between Russia and Belarus' will be held at Moscow State University will be held at the History Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State …

May Day demonstrations in Moscow were peaceful, Ministry of Internal Affairs says

May Day demonstrations in Moscow were peaceful, Ministry of Internal Affairs says

About 1.5 million people took part in the mass festivities in Moscow. The events took place without serious incidents, the official website of the Moscow Office of the Ministry of Interior reports. "About 1.5 million people took …

 Russia celebrates Spring and Labour Day

Russia celebrates Spring and Labour Day

Russia is marking Spring and Labour Day today, May 1st. Being a traditional European spring celebration, May Day is a national public holiday in a majority of countries. The date is currently celebrated specifically as 'Labour Day' …

Passengers of stranded in Moskva river ship evacuated

Passengers of stranded in Moskva river ship evacuated

The next day after the opening of the navigation season in the capital, the steamer ‘Franz Lefort’ was stranded on the Moskva River near the Novospassky Bridge, the press service of the Department of the State Public Prosecutor's …