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Moscow: Capital of Russia
Moscow is the capital and largest city of Russia. The megacity stands on the Moskva River in the central portion of Western Russia, with a population estimated at 12.6 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 (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 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 on the European continent.

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Dominic Raab rejects idea that UK avoided investigating Russia [Video]

Dominic Raab rejects idea that UK avoided investigating Russia

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Russia was a “top national security priority” and the UK was prepared to “call out” Moscow over issues such as cyber attacks.

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Russia report: UK 'actively avoided' probing possible Moscow meddling in Brexit vote [Video]

Russia report: UK 'actively avoided' probing possible Moscow meddling in Brexit vote

The UK parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee has released the findings of its long-awaited report into Russian interference in British politics.View on euronews

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Government accused of being ‘slow’ to respond to risk of Russian interference [Video]

Government accused of being ‘slow’ to respond to risk of Russian interference

A long-awaited report on Russia’s activities in the UK has concluded that the Government “took its eye off the ball” and failed to respond to Moscow’s threat.

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Long-awaited Russia report to be published [Video]

Long-awaited Russia report to be published

A long-awaited report on alleged Russian interference in British democracy will be published on Tuesday at a time when relations with Moscow are under severe strain.

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Russian envoy dismisses claims Moscow tried to steal virus vaccine research [Video]

Russian envoy dismisses claims Moscow tried to steal virus vaccine research

24-hour use only. Russia’s ambassador to the UK has rejected claims that his country’s intelligence services tried to steal details of research into coronavirus vaccines.Andrei Kelin said there was..

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Russian Skater Who Competed For Australia Dead At 20 [Video]

Russian Skater Who Competed For Australia Dead At 20

Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya was born in Russia but competed for Australia in the 2018 Olympics. According to CNN, the skater has died at the age of 20 in Moscow. Details surrounding her death are unknown..

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Ivan Safronov: Dozens arrested in Moscow protest against ex-journalist's treason charges [Video]

Ivan Safronov: Dozens arrested in Moscow protest against ex-journalist's treason charges

Ivan Safronov was arrested last week on suspicion of leaking secrets to a NATO country, but the Kremlin says the allegations do not relate to his work as a journalist.View on euronews

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"Down with the Tsar!" Rare anti-Putin protests erupt over arrest of 'popular' regional governor [Video]

"Down with the Tsar!" Rare anti-Putin protests erupt over arrest of 'popular' regional governor

Thousands gathered in the city of Khabarovsk and some shouted, "Shame on Moscow!" and "Putin's a thief!" after their governor was arrested.

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Vande Bharat Mission: Air India flight brings back 143 Indians from Moscow [Video]

Vande Bharat Mission: Air India flight brings back 143 Indians from Moscow

Air India flight from Moscow landed at Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport with 143 Indian passengers. District Health Department screened the passengers upon their arrival. Repatriation process of stranded..

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U.S. should consider sanctions if bounty reports true: Bolton [Video]

U.S. should consider sanctions if bounty reports true: Bolton

U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday the United States should consider economic sanctions on Russia as part of a strong U.S. response if it is true..

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Artist lets public deface Hitler portrait [Video]

Artist lets public deface Hitler portrait

A portrait of Russia's Second World War foe Adolf Hitler appeared on a central Moscow street on Monday as an artist marked the anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Russia.

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Artist tests public opinion with Hitler's portrait [Video]

Artist tests public opinion with Hitler's portrait

A portrait of Russia's Second World War foe Adolf Hitler appeared on a central Moscow street on Monday as an artist marked the anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Russia.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi in Moscow [Video]

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi in Moscow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's statue at Indian embassy in Moscow on June 23. Defence Minister is on a three-day visit to Moscow. He will attend a military parade in..

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Watch: Rehearsal by Indian contingent takes place ahead of 75th Victory Day Parade at Moscow [Video]

Watch: Rehearsal by Indian contingent takes place ahead of 75th Victory Day Parade at Moscow

A 75-member Indian contingent rehearsed in Russia's Moscow on June 22. They have come to Moscow to participate in the 75th Victory Day Parade. The military parade will mark 75th anniversary of the..

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Rajnath Singh reaches Moscow to attend 75th Victory Day Parade [Video]

Rajnath Singh reaches Moscow to attend 75th Victory Day Parade

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Moscow on June 22 on a three-day visit. He will attend a military parade in Moscow to mark the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in..

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Rajnath Singh departs for Russia [Video]

Rajnath Singh departs for Russia

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh left for Russia on June 22 from New Delhi. Rajnath Singh will attend 75th Victory Day Parade in Moscow. The Defence Minister will also hold talks to further deepen the..

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Victory Day Parade rehearsal held in Moscow [Video]

Victory Day Parade rehearsal held in Moscow

Russia's military held a rehearsal of its Victory Day parade in Moscow on Saturday.

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Putin uses disinfection tunnels to screen guests [Video]

Putin uses disinfection tunnels to screen guests

Russian President Vladimir Putin is protected from the coronavirus by special disinfection tunnels that anyone visiting his residence outside Moscow or meeting him in the Kremlin must pass through, his..

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U.S. ambassador slams Russia Whelan verdict [Video]

U.S. ambassador slams Russia Whelan verdict

U.S. ambassador to Russia John Sullivan criticized Russia for sentencing former U.S. marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in jail for espionage.

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Russian Orthodox Church consecrates huge cathedral dedicated to military [Video]

Russian Orthodox Church consecrates huge cathedral dedicated to military

A huge cathedral outside Moscow dedicated to Russia's armed forces has been consecrated after it's planned opening was delayed by the coronavirus pandemicView on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:27Published
Libya's GNA forces press ahead after failed truce offer by Egypt [Video]

Libya's GNA forces press ahead after failed truce offer by Egypt

Libya's east-based parliament speaker Aguila Saleh arrives in Moscow for talks as government forces push towards Sirte.

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