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Moscow: Capital of Russia
Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, standing on the Moskva River in the central part of Western Russia, Moscow's population is estimated at 12.6 million residents within the city proper, with over 17 million residents in the urban area, and over 20 million residents in the Moscow Metropolitan Area. The city limits cover an area of 2,511 square kilometres (970 sq mi), while 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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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

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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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Russian journalist Ilya Azar released early from jail after one-man protest [Video]

Russian journalist Ilya Azar released early from jail after one-man protest

Authorities in Moscow have released Russian journalist Ilya Azar early after he was jailed for staging a one-man protest against the detention of another activist.View on euronews

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Book fair in Moscow signals easing of coronavirus restrictions [Video]

Book fair in Moscow signals easing of coronavirus restrictions

Book fair in Moscow signals easing of coronavirus restrictions

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Putin declares Arctic fuel spill state of emergency [Video]

Putin declares Arctic fuel spill state of emergency

Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the bungled response to a fuel spill in a remote Arctic region, before declaring a state of emergency in the area. More than 20,000 tons of oil was released..

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Vande Bharat Mission: Stranded passengers in Russia praise quick response of Indian Embassy [Video]

Vande Bharat Mission: Stranded passengers in Russia praise quick response of Indian Embassy

A Special repatriation flight took off from Russia to India on May 26 to bring stranded Indian nationals home under centre's Vande Bharat Mission. This is first repatriation flight from Russia amid..

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Hit the road, duck: Russian national guard stop traffic for birds family [Video]

Hit the road, duck: Russian national guard stop traffic for birds family

Roody shelducks family got lost in the Russian capital but finally made it to a new pond with the help of Moscovites and police. Courtesy 'telegram @ cifroon'

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Russian police help ducks cross street in Moscow [Video]

Russian police help ducks cross street in Moscow

A Russian police car has helped a family of ducks cross a busy street in Moscow. Passersby also assisted in stopping the traffic and guiding the couple and their 12 ducklings to safety. The ducks..

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Family of ducks bring Moscow traffic to standstill [Video]

Family of ducks bring Moscow traffic to standstill

A family of ducks are guided across a busy Moscow street by passers-by and police officers, bringing traffic to a halt. Eventually the two adults and 12 ducklings managed to waddle over to the other..

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Coronavirus cases surge in Russia, tally now third highest globally [Video]

Coronavirus cases surge in Russia, tally now third highest globally

A new surge in coronavirus cases took Russia's tally past those in Italy and the UK on Monday, making it the third highest in the world. Joe Davies reports.

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Russia marks Victory Day with fireworks [Video]

Russia marks Victory Day with fireworks

Fireworks lit the night sky in Moscow on Saturday as part of the celebration for Victory Day, which marks the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.View on euronews

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