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Moscow is the capital and the largest city of Russia and also the largest city in Europe. Located on the Moskva River in the European section of Russia, it is the political, economic, religious, financial, educational and transportation center of the country. Historically, it was the capital of the former Soviet Union and the Grand Duchy of Moscow and Tsardom of Russia, the pre-Imperial Russian states. It is the site of the Moscow Kremlin, which serves as the ceremonial residence of the President of Russia. Much of its geography is defined by the numerous Ring Roads that circle the city at various distances from the centre, roughly following the outline of the walls that used to surround Moscow. With Red Square and the Kremlin forming the very centre, the innermost ring road is the Boulevard Ring, built in the 1820s where the 16th centuries walls used to be. Moscow possesses a complex transport system, that includes one of the busiest metro systems which is famous for its architecture and artwork. Moscow is home to the largest number of billionaires in the world and considered one of the most expensive places to live in the world.

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