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Moscow's last stand: How Soviet troops defeated Nazis for first time in WW2 While the epic battle raged on, Moscow residents had to “survive all the horrors of war: hunger, cold, devastation, loss of family and the loved ones,” according to Rimma Grachyova, who was seven years old when the war broke out. “Most frightening…

First cavalry guard change of 2015 in Moscow's Kremlin The Formal Infantry and Horse Guard Mounting Parade of the Russian Presidential Regiment took place for the first time in 2015 on Cathedral Square in Moscow's Kremlin on Saturday. Presidential Regiment troops of the Special Guard, the Cavalry Escort of … Read more on RT

Russian Inflation Falls for First Time Since Last Summer Russia's ban last August on some food imports from countries with sanctions against Moscow has also boosted inflation. Price rises are a particularly potent political issue in Russia, where many saw their life savings evaporate during the breakneck … Read more on The Moscow Times

Mayor of Nice, 'France's first Russian city', slams Moscow-bashing This week, he travelled to Moscow to promote Russian investment in the French Riviera. As proof of his fondness for President Vladimir Putin's country, he even posted several tweets in Cyrillic. At a time of escalating tension between Moscow and the … Read more on FRANCE…

Snowden makes first public appearance, secretly visits Moscow's Bolshoi theatre The US whistleblower Edward Snowden has visited Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre in his first public appearance since coming to Russia a year ago. Reporters were hardly able to recognize the former CIA employee without his signature look glasses. The NSA … Read more on RT (blog)

Rent on Commercial Real Estate in Moscow Falls for First Time in Decade Rental rates in the office and retail segments of Moscow commercial real estate are expected to decline for the first time in years, as increased availability gives tenants a leg up in negotiations and poor economic forecasts spur them to strike a…

Snowden Declares 'I Already Won' In First Moscow Interview Between being trapped in Russia, charged with espionage, and somehow deemed less fascinating than a woman who technically isn't running for president, Edward Snowden has definitely suffered some big losses this year. However, in his first in person … Read more on New York Magazine

CSKA Moscow 1 Bayern Munich 3: Holders become first team to win 10 … Defending champions Bayern Munich almost certainly wrapped up top spot in Champions League Group D with a 3-1 victory over CSKA Moscow at Khimki Arena. An efficient performance in front of goal ensured Bayern did not slip up in the snowy…