Moscow, Russia

Moscow is the capital of Russia. According to the first written history, it was founded in 1147 AC. However, settlements appeared here in 3 thousand BC. There are numerous beautiful buildings and monuments including the Kremlin, which is well known throughout the world.

Now Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world, with a population of more than 8 million inhabitants.

Average temperature varies from -12 C in January to 18 C in July.

Moscow is the main cultural centre of Russia. There are more than 70 museums, 30 theatres (including the world renowned Bolshoy Theatre), many cinemas, musical centres, stadiums etc.

Furthermore, Moscow is the largest scientific centre of Russia as well as one of the most important scientific centres in the world. There are about 700 scientific institutions in the city including the Russian Academy of Science.

The varied cultural and intellectual life is supported by different Moscow universities. Moscow Power Engineering Institute - official Member of International Association of Universities - is one of the biggest universities with more than 10 000 students and is the only one where a foreign student can get a Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Engineering and Computer Science in English.

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