Days of Moscow in the Baltic States

Days of Moscow in the Baltic States Business and cultural Days of Moscow events in Baltic countries took place in Tallinn, Riga, and Daugavpils on September 17-10. The cities were visited by a delegation from the Russian capital, headed by Minister of the Moscow Government and Head of the Moscow Department of Foreign Economic and…

Moscow turns 872

Moscow turns 872 On September 7-8, the Russian capital celebrated City Day. Over 7.4 million people attended the holiday events. The theme was the anniversary of VDNKh, which turned 80 this year. President Vladimir Putin and Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin took part in the opening ceremony held at VDNKh.   The President of Russia…

The world cup is over. What’s next?

The world cup is over. What’s next? At the end of June, Moscow held a round table – “Moscow on the World’s Tourism Map After the World Cup. The City’s Accomplishments and Prospects.” The event took place with support from the Department of Foreign Economic and International Relations and its business publication, “Capital Ideas.”   How…

…and the winner is Moscow!

…and the winner is Moscow! Just ten years ago, the capital of Russia didn’t have much to brag about. But over the past few years, the city has transformed so much that it’s claiming awards left and right.   Moscow’s accomplishments across various spheres – from the transport sector to monument restoration – have been recognized with…

Results of the 2019 Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum

Results of the 2019 Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum The 2019 Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum took place on June 6-8. The Moscow government took part in the business program along with other representatives from government bodies, public organizations, and business community leaders. Overall, a total of 120 business events took place during the forum.   Moscow presented…

Transport development and support for senior citizens are shared objectives for Moscow and Tokyo

Transport development and support for senior citizens are shared objectives for Moscow and Tokyo The Russian-Japanese Council of Governors took place at the Petrovsky Travellers Palace in Moscow on May 13-14. Participants discussed the development of economic and cultural relations between the two countries.   The meeting was attended by Speaker of the Federation Council…

Moscow – Geneva: urban management – modern challenges and current solutions

Moscow – Geneva: urban management – modern challenges and current solutions A conference on city management and international cooperation took place in the Swiss capital.   At the “Moscow – Geneva. Urban Management: modern challenges and current solutions” conference, organized by the Moscow Department for External Economic and International Relations, participants discussed relevant issues regarding urban management and…