The Russian capital has gone through countless changes since its founding in 1147. Today this bustling city is one of the world’s great metropolises — full of exhibitions and performances, new art spaces, modern parks and expanded sports venues. In recent years, Moscow has attracted the best Russian and foreign architects and urban planners, who have made significant changes not only in the city’s visible fabric but also in the patterns of urban life. This largest city in Europe is managing its growth through the expansion of subway lines, launching new forms of public transportation and an expansion of bicycle lanes. New stadiums are being built for large-scale international sporting competitions and former factories are being turned into spaces for creative expression. People of any age and profession can find a way to fit into life here. Moscow today is a city in transition, developing a new identity for the 21st century.
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