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Moscow: Capital and largest city 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, over 17 million residents in the urban area, and over 20 million residents in the metropolitan area. The city covers an area of 2,511 square kilometres (970 sq mi), while the urban area covers 5,891 square kilometres (2,275 sq mi), and the metropolitan area covers over 26,000 square kilometres (10,000 sq mi). Moscow is among the world's largest cities, being the largest city entirely in Europe, the largest urban area in Europe, the largest metropolitan area in Europe, and the largest city by land area on the European continent.

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Moscow to shut non-essential services as Covid-19 cases spike [Video]

Moscow to shut non-essential services as Covid-19 cases spike

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Moscow Subway's New Face Pay System Draws Mixed Reactions | Sparks Security Concerns | Oneindia News [Video]

Moscow Subway's New Face Pay System Draws Mixed Reactions | Sparks Security Concerns | Oneindia News

Moscow's metro passengers can now pay hands-free thanks to new cameras that link their faces to their credit card data. The government is proud of the technological feat, but privacy activists say it's..

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Moscow will impose a 10-day lockdown amid surge in Covid cases [Video]

Moscow will impose a 10-day lockdown amid surge in Covid cases

Moscow will impose a 10-day lockdown from next week in an effort to curb soaring Covid-19 cases, the city’s mayor has said, as Russia endures its worst-ever phase of the pandemic. CNN’s Frederik..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 01:31Published
Moscow reintroduces Covid-19 lockdown from October 28 | Oneindia News [Video]

Moscow reintroduces Covid-19 lockdown from October 28 | Oneindia News

As cases related to Covid-19 are on the rise in Russia, the country's capital Moscow will reintroduce lockdown measures from October 28th . Meanwhile Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:45Published
Russia hosts Taliban officials for high-profile Afghanistan talks [Video]

Russia hosts Taliban officials for high-profile Afghanistan talks

Moscow pledged humanitarian aid but also called for a more inclusive government.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:42Published
Moscow to reintroduce lockdown measures as Covid-19 cases, deaths soar [Video]

Moscow to reintroduce lockdown measures as Covid-19 cases, deaths soar

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:16Published
India to attend talks with Taliban for second time, now in Moscow | Oneindia News [Video]

India to attend talks with Taliban for second time, now in Moscow | Oneindia News

India and the Taliban led Afghanistan government will come face to face next week when both attend talks in Moscow. India has acccepted a Russian invitation for talks with Taliban on October 20 in..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:04Published
Moscow commuters will soon be able to use just their faces to pay to use the metro [Video]

Moscow commuters will soon be able to use just their faces to pay to use the metro

The facial recognition-based payment system will be able to use on all 14 lines of the metro from October 15.

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Moscow, a city of beautiful contrasts that really shows its colours in Autumn [Video]

Moscow, a city of beautiful contrasts that really shows its colours in Autumn

Autumn is a great time of year to discover Moscow’s charm. The ancient city offers a wide choice of venues and cultural highlights where you can discover new trends and be inspired by tradition.

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Russian performer killed in accident on stage during opera [Video]

Russian performer killed in accident on stage during opera

A performer at Moscow’s renowned Bolshoi Theatre was killed in an accident on stage during an opera. CNN’s Matthew Chance reports.

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Russian Journalists Remember Murdered Anna Politkovskaya | Calls for justice | OneIndia News [Video]

Russian Journalists Remember Murdered Anna Politkovskaya | Calls for justice | OneIndia News

On October 7, 2006, Russian investigative journalist and Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya was murdered in her Moscow apartment building. She was renowned for her coverage of Russia's wars in Chechnya...

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 03:40Published
Joe Biden kicks off Europe visit with warning for Russia [Video]

Joe Biden kicks off Europe visit with warning for Russia

Joe Biden warned Moscow that it faced "robust and meaningful" consequences if it engaged "in harmful activities."

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:40Published
Putin meets Assad: Syrian, Russian leaders hold top-level meeting in Moscow [Video]

Putin meets Assad: Syrian, Russian leaders hold top-level meeting in Moscow

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:32Published
Russia, Belarus continue massive military drills [Video]

Russia, Belarus continue massive military drills

Moscow says 200,000 personnel will take part in the week-long Zapad-2021 military exercise in Belarus, western Russia and the Baltic Sea, one of the country's biggest drills in recent years.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
Belarus leader Lukashenko meets Russian counterpart Putin in Moscow [Video]

Belarus leader Lukashenko meets Russian counterpart Putin in Moscow

Belarusian President Aleksander Lukashenko is meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow today to discuss integrating the two countries and upcoming joint military exercises.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:55Published
Russia's hypersonic missiles: Can the world avert an arms race? | Counting the Cost [Video]

Russia's hypersonic missiles: Can the world avert an arms race? | Counting the Cost

Moscow takes a lead in new technology that can evade conventional defences and fly at seven times the speed of sound.

Credit: Al Jazeera English     Duration: 25:40Published

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