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 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 …

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, …