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Moscow: 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 (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 by land area on the European continent.

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DOJ calls out Russian hacking spree

[NFA] The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it has indicted six Russian intelligence agency hackers for a four-year long hacking spree that included attacks against the 2018 PyeongChang Winter..

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The ceasefire has been under pressure since it began on Saturday, following hours of negotiations in Moscow.

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Azeri representatives heading to Geneva and Armenians to Moscow as France, Russia and the US increase efforts to end fighting.

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Poland says it is fining Russia's Gazprom $7.6 bln for building the Nord Stream 2 pipeline without its permission, adding to political disputes over a project that Washington says will leave western..

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A one-man climate movement is looking to build momentum to force the Russian government to take action. Arshak Makichyan has been standing alone on the streets of Moscow to raise awareness and gather..

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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been discharged from the hospital in Berlin where he has been treated after falling ill on a domestic flight in Siberia last month. The German government says he was..

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Can India conduct cross LAC strikes against China?: Lt Gen DS Hooda answers

India and China have been engaged in a tussle at the LAC in Ladakh since May 2020. After the tussle turned violent in Galwan valley, leading to casualties on both sides, talks have been underway but no..

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How Rafale jets will impact India-China LAC tussle: Lt Gen DS Hooda explains [Video]

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India and China will hold Corps Commander level talks for the 6th time since June 2020. The talks are aimed at resolving the simmering situation at the LAC in Ladakh. The first five Corps Commander..

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Russian artist fills Moscow museum with colourful latex sculptures [Video]

Russian artist fills Moscow museum with colourful latex sculptures

The latex sculptures and dresses were made by Russian artist Sasha Frolova, who argues they represent extreme femininity, not overt sexuality.View on euronews

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India and China walk back from border standoff [Video]

India and China walk back from border standoff

China and India said on Friday they had agreed to de-escalate renewed tensions on their contested Himalayan border and take steps to restore "peace and tranquility" following a high-level diplomatic..

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Lukashenko's 'unpredictability' a problem for Moscow as Belarus strongman looks east [Video]

Lukashenko's 'unpredictability' a problem for Moscow as Belarus strongman looks east

"Even cornered, Lukashenko does not look very much like a puppet, he is too unpredictable. This is a big difficulty for Moscow," says Andrei Kolesnikov of the Moscow Carnegie Center.View on euronews

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U.S. sanctions Russia-linked Ukrainian lawmaker [Video]

U.S. sanctions Russia-linked Ukrainian lawmaker

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a pro-Russian Ukrainian lawmaker linked to Republican efforts to dig up dirt on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son Hunter,..

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SCO meet 2020: EAM Jaishankar meets Tajik, Kyrgyz Republic counterparts [Video]

SCO meet 2020: EAM Jaishankar meets Tajik, Kyrgyz Republic counterparts

External Affairs Minister, S. Jaishankar held talks with Kyrgyz Republic and Tajik counterpart on the sidelines Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. "A fruitful meeting with FM Chingiz..

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Putin critic Navalny out of coma: Berlin hospital [Video]

Putin critic Navalny out of coma: Berlin hospital

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been removed from a medically induced coma and is responding to speech, Berlin's Charite hospital said in a statement on Monday. Francis Maguire reports.

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5 boys of Arunachal abducted by Chinese Army, claims Congress's Ninong Ering [Video]

5 boys of Arunachal abducted by Chinese Army, claims Congress's Ninong Ering

In a self made video, Congress leader Ninong Ering claimed that five boys from Nacho, Upper Subansiri in Arunachal Pradesh have been abducted by China's PLA (People's Liberation Army). He said,..

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