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Moscow

Capital city and the largest city of Russia; separate federal subject of Russia

Moscow (/ˈmɒskoʊ/ MOS-koh, US chiefly /ˈmɒskaʊ/ MOS-kow; Russian: Москва, tr. Moskva, IPA: [mɐˈskva]) 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 most populous city entirely in Europe, the largest urban and metropolitan area in Europe, and the largest city by land area on the European continent.

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By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV
November 30, 2021
AP NEWS
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday sternly warned NATO against deploying its troops and weapons to Ukraine, saying it represents a red line for Russia and would trigger a strong response.
Alex Scroxton
September 29, 2021
ComputerWeekly.com
Founder and CEO of cyber security firm Group-IB detained in Moscow on treason charges
Eric Bangeman
September 29, 2021
Ars Technica
Ilya Sachkov is founder of Group-IB, which specializes in ransomware attack prevention.
September 22, 2021
mint
A cold winter might force European regulators to speed up the approval process for the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline now running between Russia and Germany
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and BARBARA ORTUTAY
September 22, 2021
AP NEWS
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Big Tech companies that operate around the globe have long promised to obey local laws and to protect civil rights while doing business. But when Apple and Google capitulated to Russian demands and removed a political-opposition app from their local app stores, it raised worries that two of the world's most successful companies are more comfortable bowing to undemocratic edicts -- and maintaining a steady flow of profits -- than upholding the rights of their users.
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