Moscow, the Capital of Russia
Moscow is the capital of Russia. It is the a main political,
economic, educational and cultural centre of this country. Moscow is the
seat of our Government. President of Russia lives and works there.
Moscow is situated on the Moskva river. The city was founded more
than 800 years ago by Yuri Dolgoruki. There are many places of interest
in our capital. The heart of Moscow is Red Square. The Moscow Kremlin
and St. Basil’s Cathedral are masterpieces of Russian architecture. For
those who are fond of art the best place to visit is the Tretyakov
Gallery or the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. .The Gallery contains
hundreds of masterpieces not only of Russian art but also of many other
Moscow is proud of the Bolshoi, Maly and Art theatres. Moscow is a
scientific centre, too. The Academy of Sciences of Russia, the oldest
university, many schools of higher education, colleges and scientific
institutions are located there.
Moscow is a very beautiful city. It has a great number of green
parks, large squares and «wide streets. There are lots of museums and
theatres, cinemas and exhibitions in Moscow. Many concerts, shows,
festivals, presentations take place every day in our capital.
Moscow is the largest city in Russia and one of the largest cities
in the world. More than 8 million people live and work there. There are
very many plants and factories in Moscow that produce motor cars,
TVsets, watches, toys and other goods.
Four airports connect Moscow with other parts of our country and many
other countries of the world.
There are 9 railway stations in Moscow. People from all parts of
the world want to visit this beautiful city. I have been to Moscow many
times and I am proud of my capital.