Moscow is the capital city and the most populous federal subject of Russia. The city is a major political, economic, cultural and scientific center in Russia and in Eastern Europe.,
It was Leningrad, not Stalingrad that was the Eastern Front's real World War II humanitarian disaster. Nazi Germany sent hundreds of thousands of civilians to their deaths through starvation and hypothermia.08-Sept-2016
Why a new capital? Peter moved the capital to declare a new vision for the country. Prowess of the sea and inland transit of people and goods would come from a port. Moreover, the island could provide fortified security – important in protecting the rule of government.
Russia has two capitals: Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. Moscow has been the capital of Russia since the 15th century, except from 1712 to 1918, when the capital was transferred to St. Petersburg.
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Today Moscow is not only the political centre of Russia but also the country's most populous city and its industrial, cultural, scientific, and educational capital.
Petersburg & Moscow - 5 Days. This five-day tour of Russia's two capitals will give you a taste of two most important cities in Russia.