What Is the Capital of Russia?

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Moscow is the heart of Russia, the seat of its government and its capital city. Moscow has more than 10 million residents and is a global business leader.

Moscow is at the center of Russia's government, with the Kremlin located within the city. Visitors can visit centuries-old architecture and the Tretyakov Gallery, which is the most important museum of art in Russia. Vrubel and Repin are two famous Russian artists whose work is on display there. Moscow is also home to the Armory Museum, which is Russia's royal collection, and its residents utilize a widespread metro travel system. Moscow's harsh winters can last until April.