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.
 

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 …

Russia#039s Lavrov to meet PYD members tomorrow

Russia's Lavrov to meet PYD members tomorrow

Syrian Democratic Union Party (PYD) members will take part in the meeting of  the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and officials from Syria’s opposition, PYD representative in Russia Abd Salam Muhammad Ali …

Putin to meet with participants of Rosneft privatization

Putin to meet with participants of Rosneft privatization

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet with investors who participated in the privatization of Rosneft, press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday, TASS reports. "He will meet with a …

Inflation in Moscow sets new historical minimum in 2016

Inflation in Moscow sets new historical minimum in 2016

Inflation in Moscow reached a new historic low of 7.8% by the end 2016, the press service of the Moscow department of economic policy and development. Over the past year the economy of Moscow has managed to successfully adapt to …

Epiphany

Epiphany

Today, the Orthodox Church celebrates one of the main Christian holidays - the  Epiphany (or Theophany). Along with the Easter it is the oldest Christian …

Moscow commemorates victims of #039Black January#039

Moscow commemorates victims of 'Black January'

Today, the Azerbaijani Embassy in Moscow held a mourning event dedicated to the memory of victims of the tragedy of January 20, 1990 in Baku. Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Russia, Polad Bulbuloglu, addressing …

Lavrov, CIS countries ambassadors discuss security issues and fight against terrorism

Lavrov, CIS countries ambassadors discuss security issues and fight against terrorism

Today a traditional meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and ambassadors of the CIS countries was held in Moscow. During it, participants discussed security issues. In addition, Russian Foreign …

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, …