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Moscow, Russia

Moscow is the capital and the largest city in Russia with a population of 12 million. Moscow is the political, business, historical, cultural, and scientific center of Russia as well. It is also the largest transport hub; many visits to Russia start in Moscow. Therefore, Moscow is the leader in international arrivals to Russia and is in the top 30 among the world’s top 100 city destinations. The tourism industry and its infrastructure in Russia are unevenly developed but are best in Moscow and St. Petersburg, with the latter ranking second in terms of international arrivals to Russia. Despite this, Moscow’s potential as a tourism destination is not fully realized. The government is making great efforts to improve the capital’s image and infrastructure to attract ...

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