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Moscow is home to the Kremlin, a medieval city fortress that is now the Russian president's residence. Along with the Red Square and the St. Basil's Cathedral with its brightly colored domes, the Kremlin is also one of several World Heritage Sites there. Moscow residents are known as Muscovites. This page is an automatic compilation of DW content.
This week almost a million customers of Germany's telecom provider found their internet connections were paralyzed. Deutsche Telekom initially blamed the outages on an apparent indiscriminate cyberattack. The country's political leadership didn't point its finger directly at Moscow. But there are concerns that Russia may have been involved, says DW's Science expert Zulfikar Abbany.
Albania's PM has warned that Islamists - and Moscow - may seek to grow their influence in the Balkans. Rama said Albania would continue to seek EU accession as a way of combating this, but was not hopeful of quick entry.
A late penalty canceled out Kevin Volland's opener as Leverkusen were held to a 1-1 draw in the Moscow. However, Tottenham Hotspur's 2-1 defeat in Monaco ensured that Leverkusen will advance to the knockout stage.
Marco Reus could return to action in Borussia Dortmund's group-stage match against Legia Warsaw. Bayer Leverkusen have injury concerns ahead of their match in Moscow, and unlike BVB, they really need the points.
Moscow has complained after two Swiss fighter jets flew alongside a Russian government plane in Swiss airspace in what Bern said was a 'routine check.' On board were Russian officials and journalists bound for Peru.
Ahead of 2017's federal election, the head of Germany's intelligence agency has raised concerns about Russia intervening in campaigns. Moscow has already been accused of "interfering" in the US and French elections.