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  Communities - Welcome to Moscow!
Moscow is located in northern Idaho, nestled between Moscow mountain and the beautiful undulating hills of the Palouse.
Moscow is the "Heart of the Arts"--with the annual Jazz Festival, live music on the town, the Rendezvous in the Park, and summer theatre.
Moscow grew with the arrival of the railroad in 1885.
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  Moscow, Idaho   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Moscow is the county seat of Latah County.
Moscow was also chosen as the state's land grant college in 1889, in return for dropping its support of some north Idaho residents who were petitioning to join Washington State.
By 1920, Moscow was a university town with a population of 4,000.
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 Moscow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Patriarch of Moscow, whose residence is the Danilov Monastery, serves as the head of the Russian Orthodox Church.
The 17th century was rich in popular risings, such as the liberation of Moscow from the Polish invaders (1612), the Salt Riot (1648), the Copper Riot (1662), and the Moscow Uprising of 1682.
Moscow is also the western end of the 9 300 km Trans-Siberian railway to Vladivostok.Russians like to have fun as much as anyone else, and the very short summers mean that one can find people involved in social events, or roving about, or drinking outside at very late hours.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Moscow   (6212 words)

  
 JewishEncyclopedia.com - MOSCOW:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is known that Ivan the Terrible refused the request (1549) of the Duke of Lithuania that Jews might visit Moscow for commercial purposes; and it was agreed at the election of Ladislaus in 1610 that Jews should not be allowed to enter the city.
Against the law, the Jewish members of the merchant gild of Moscow are deprived of the right (granted in 1899) to take part in the election of officers of the gild and in sessions of its representatives.
The Jewish population in Moscow consists (1904) of 4,106 permanent residents and 264 temporary settlers.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=823&letter=M   (1423 words)

  
 Moscow - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Moscow   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first reference to Moscow dates from 1147 when it was an obscure town in a small province, with a mostly Finno-Ugric population, the Merya.
In 1300 Moscow was ruled by Daniil Aleksandrovich, the son of Alexander Nevsky and a member of the Rurik Dynasty.
Moscow ceased to be Russia's capital when in 1703 Peter the Great constructed St. Petersburg on the Baltic coast.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Moscow.html   (2103 words)

  
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Moscow (Russian: Москва;, Moskva in English transcription), is a city of 10.1 million inhabitants (2002) and the capital of Russia.
Moscow is also well known as the site of the Saint Basil's Cathedral.
From 1605 through 1612 Polish troops occupied Moscow, as Poland unsuccessfully get involved in the attempt of Russian gentry to establish usurper on the throne, or to form the personal union between to biggest Slavic states.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Moscow   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Moscow was the fourth capital of Russia--the earlier ones being Novgorod, Kieff, and Vladimir--and was the residence of the Tsars from 1340 until the time of Peter the Great in 1711.
Moscow was almost completely destroyed by fire in 1547; in 1571 it was besieged and taken by Devlet-Ghirei, Khan of the Crimean Tatars, and again in 1591 the Tatars and Mongols under Kara-Ghirei for the last time entered and plundered the city, but did not succeed in taking the Kremlin.
Returning to Russia, he arrived at Moscow in the spring of 1441, and celebrated a grand pontifical liturgy at the cathedral of the Assumption in the Kremlin in the presence of Grand Duke Vasili II and the Russian clergy and nobility.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10591b.htm   (4217 words)

  
 moscow - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Moscow (city, Russia) (Russian Moskva), capital and largest city of Russia, capital of Moscow Oblast, and the country’s leading political,...
Moscow (river), river in western Russia, flowing through Moscow Oblast and part of Smolensk Oblast.
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow landmarks that have played a central part in the political life of the city and of the former...
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 Moscow: overview and structure of the city.
Moscow is the centre of the country's rail network, on which freight transport is heavily dependent.
Moscow is the centre of the country's airline network; the Sheremetyevo-2 airport (schemas of arrivals hall and departures hall), 24 miles (39 km) north, handles international flights.
Moscow is located at 55.55'of northern latitude and 37.37' to the east of the Greenwich's meridian, in the centre of the East-European plain in the zone of mixed forests.
www.cs.toronto.edu /~mes/russia/moscow/description.html   (1079 words)

  
 Moscow Hotels
Welcome to Moscow, the capital of Russia, its major scientific, political and economic center.
Favorably situated on the bank of the Moscow River, the Baltschug Kempinski Hotel gives a great opportunity to businesspeople and leisure tourists to stay in the very center of business and cultural life of the Russian capital.
The hotel is situated not far from the city center, in ecologically favorable region, close to the Ostankino Estate, the Botany Garden, and the All-Russian Exhibition Center.
www.moscow-hotels-russia.com   (513 words)

  
 Moscow travel guide - Wikitravel
Moscow is the capital of Russia, financial and political center and a biggest Russian сity.
Moscow is located on the Moskva River, which bends its way through the southern and western parts of the city.
Moscow lies at the western end of the Trans-Siberian Railway from Beijing, Ulaanbaatar and Vladivostok.
wikitravel.org /en/Moscow   (4948 words)

  
 Mysteries under Moscow | thebulletin.org
This question has intrigued Vadim Mikhailov since he was a child in the early 1970s, when his father, who drove a train in the Moscow subway, first gave him a ride in the driver's cabin and showed him the network of Metro tunnels beneath the Russian capital.
According to Mikhailov there are about six levels under Moscow, and in some places as many as 12, including old sewer systems, fountain foundations, and sloping drainage tunnels entangled in the depths.
For the 850th anniversary of Moscow, to be celebrated this year, the Diggers plan to issue an underground map.
www.thebulletin.org /article.php?art_ofn=mj97ilnitsky   (2109 words)

  
 Moscow Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Moscow is an in-your-face metropolis that can often overwhelm with monstrous-sized avenues, unbearable traffic jams, and a 24-hour lifestyle à la New York or London that seems to exclude any peace and harmony.
The Kremlin is the heart of Moscow, encircled twice, first by the Bulvarnoye Koltso or Boulevard Ring, a leafy greeny boulevard, split into 10 sections with different names.
Moscow's downtown proper, and most of the city's famous sights, are within the Boulevard Ring.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=moscow@107   (331 words)

  
 Maine Local Government - Town of Moscow - Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Moscow, a town in Somerset County, was incorporated on January 30, 1816 from township T1 R2, BKP, EKR.
The petitioners for incorporation in 1812 were impressed by Napoleon's capture of, and eventual retreat from, the Russian city of Moscow; thus the name.
Bingham and Moscow constitute a single population center at the junction of U.S. Route 201 (leading north to the Province of Quebec) and Maine Route 16 (branching east to Piscataquis County and the town of Guilford.
www.maine.gov /local/somerset/moscow   (151 words)

  
 BCG Offices - Moscow
BCG Moscow opened in 1994 and has enjoyed a decade of significant growth in one of the world's most dynamic emerging markets.
BCG Moscow has engaged in client work in more than 25 industries throughout Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
BCG Moscow also contributes a significant portion of its time to the not-for-profit sector and played a significant role in the creation of a sponsorship program for the State Tretyakov Gallery.
www.bcg.com /offices/office_moscow.html   (230 words)

  
 MOSCOW SCHOOL
From Moscow's obscure beginnings in the twelfth century as a small village, it developed steadily to become the spiritual and political heart of Russia in the fifteenth century.
Because of the frequent devastating fires in Moscow in the fifteenth century, it is difficult to trace the development of early Muscovite painting.
Since Moscow's art had traditional ties with that of the Byzantine Church, new developments in Muscovite style can be traced by contrasting them with their Byzantine heritage.
www.rollins.edu /Foreign_Lang/Russian/moscow.html   (766 words)

  
 Moscow Buildings, Real Estate, Architecture, Skyscrapers and Construction Database
Moscow is a city in which one comes face to face with all that is finest and all that is most frustrating in Russia.
Yet, as the new Moscow emerges, it is becoming increasingly clear that any move into the future will be marked by a strong appreciation of the city's rich and varied heritage--a heritage that vastly predates the era of Soviet rule.
Moscow is once more assuming its position as the capital and mother city of the ancient state of Russia.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci/?id=100839   (244 words)

  
 Moscow-Town | Home
Moscow’s founder is Yuri Vladimirovitch Dolgorukiy, Prince of Suzdal.
The Temple of Christ, the Savior, on Kropotkinskaya embankment (it became Moscow’s Cathedral), the Kremlin’s Voskresenskiye Gates together with the Iverskaya Chapel and Temple of Icon of Kazan Mother of God on Red square were built anew.
Moscow is famous for its museums and such exhibition halls as the Tretyakov Art Gallery, Pushkin Museum, Manege.
www.moscow-city.ru /?lang_char_id=en   (773 words)

  
 Russia / Exploring Moscow / The Kremlin
However, the Bolsheviks' choice of Moscow as their capital in March 1918 returned it to preeminence, and during Soviet rule the Kremlin experienced its second life as a great center of power.
Until Peter the Great moved his capital from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 1710, Cathedral Square was the focal point of political power in the country--coronations, assemblies of the nobility, and all of the associated ceremonial rituals of state took place here.
The last of the three palaces, the Great Kremlin, was built in the early 19th-century as a Moscow residence for Nicholas I. All three of the palaces possess extraordinary interior decorations belied by their rather unremarkable exteriors.
www.geographia.com /russia/moscow02.htm   (2011 words)

  
 UrbanRail.Net > Europe > Russia > Moskva (Moscow) Metro
Moscow became the capital of Russia and the Soviet Union after the revolution of 1917.
Today the Moscow metro seems to be the busiest in the world, carrying an average of 8-9 million passengers on a normal weekday, i.e.
In the further development of the metro, the term stages was not used anymore, although sometimes the stations opened in 1957-1958 are referred to as the fifth stage.
www.urbanrail.net /eu/mos/moskva.htm   (1128 words)

  
 Moscow, Idaho - City And Lodging Information by real Idahoans!
Moscow is located in Latah County in the North Central Travel Region.
With its four distinct seasons, Moscow, Idaho allows for a variety of outdoor recreation options including mountain biking, hiking, telemark and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, golfing, garnet hunting and white water rafting.
Moscow attracts a diverse group of residents and visitors alike.
www.inidaho.com /GO_Moscow_Idaho.htm   (438 words)

  
 City of Moscow
Moscow ARTWALK 2007 begins with opening festivities on June 22 and runs through September 15.
In the spring of 2004, the City of Moscow joined two other communities in the State of Idaho by passing a Public Arts Ordinance which assures that all appropriate capital improvement projects will have funds (1%) budgeted for an arts component.
With public art already in place at the aquatics and recreation centers and Fire Station #3, Moscow is rapidly embracing this exciting facet of the arts.
www.ci.moscow.id.us /mac/index.asp   (573 words)

  
 The Moscow Times - Daily News on Business, Politics and Culture in Russia and the CIS
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili called Thursday for an early presidential election in January and invited opposition leaders for talks, one day after imposing a state of emergency in the wake of a violent crackdown on protesters by police and security forces.
Next week's visit to Moscow by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is an opportunity for Russia to take a fresh look at the country and smooth over problems in its defense relations with New Delhi, analysts said Thursday.
A British tabloid called 15-year-old fashion designer and milk heiress Kira Plastinina a "spoilt bratski" after Paris Hilton was paid a reported $2 million to attend her show in Moscow.
www.moscowtimes.ru   (667 words)

  
 Making Russia a vegetarian-friendly destination
Two reports on food you'll find in a "typical" store (a) in the center of Moscow and (b) in a small town of 10-50 thousand.
Vegetarian newcomers to Moscow are invited to drop by my place for a chat and a snack.
Or, if I'm not in Moscow, chances are I'm at my dacha in Staritsa.
www.unclepasha.com /vegetarian_russia.htm   (307 words)

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