Capital of Russia

Moscow is the capital and largest city of Russia. The city stands on the Moskva River in Central Russia, with a population estimated at 12.4 million residents within the city limits, while over 17 million residents in the urban area, and over 20 million residents in the Moscow Metropolitan Area. The city covers an area of 2,511 square kilometres (970ย sqย mi), while the urban area covers 5,891 square kilometres (2,275ย sqย mi), and the metropolitan area covers over 26,000 square kilometres (10,000ย sqย mi). Moscow is among the world's largest cities, being the most populous city entirely within Europe, the most populous urban area in Europe, the most populous metropolitan area in Europe, and also the largest city by land area on the European continent.

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51 years after launching in the U.S., 'Gone With The Wind' had its Russian premiere, in Moscow. (Oct. 19)
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Highlights of this day in history: British surrender at Yorktown decides American Revolution; Stock market crash hits Wall Street in late 1980s; Napoleon's..
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A suspect shot dead by police after the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in an attackโ€‹ near Paris was an 18-year-old Moscow-born Chechen refugee,..
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