Moscow is the capital of Russia and home to over 12 million people. It is not just Russia's biggest city, it is also the largest on the European continent.
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.
US President Donald Trump says he had an "absolute right" to share intelligence with Russia. However, Moscow-based media contradict reports that Trump revealed classified information to Kremlin emissaries at all.
Monsieur Macron's victory was met with little enthusiasm in Russia, where the Kremlin had thrown its weight behind French nationalist – and EU sceptic – Marine Le Pen. Charles Maynes sent this Postcard from Moscow on where Franco-Russian relations go from here.
Russia's top diplomat in Brussels says Moscow has no preferred candidate in France's presidential vote, despite Marine Le Pen's alleged Russian funding. He also denies allegations the Kremlin wants to destabilize the EU.