Moscow to become first major city on planet with entirely electric transport as Russia’s capital phases out diesel-fueled buses

Moscow is set to become the world’s first major city to have its public transport entirely powered by electricity, the capital’s mayor revealed on Thursday, explaining that there will be no diesel buses in Moscow at all by 2028. … Read More >Moscow to become first major city on planet with entirely electric transport as Russia’s capital phases out diesel-fueled buses

Abandon Moscow! Russian defense minister says country should now move capital eastwards & build five new cities in remote Siberia

Russian politicians could soon be packing their bags and piling onto trains eastwards, ditching the busy streets and glitzy nightlife of Moscow in favor of a new capital city located thousands of miles away in vast, snowy Siberia. … Read More >Abandon Moscow! Russian defense minister says country should now move capital eastwards & build five new cities in remote Siberia

Moscow FLOODED & city streets in gridlock as apocalyptic torrential thunderstorms & winds break Russian capital’s record heatwave

First came intense, unprecedented heat, as Moscow baked in temperatures of 36°C (96°F) over the weekend. Then, on Monday afternoon, it was another story altogether, with flash rains flooding the city and causing traffic gridlock. … Read More >Moscow FLOODED & city streets in gridlock as apocalyptic torrential thunderstorms & winds break Russian capital’s record heatwave

Anonymous email says BOMB planted in Moscow government building, demands end to ‘mandatory’ Covid-19 vaccinations, media reports

Moscow police are hunting an unknown suspect who threatened to blow up the city’s central government building if rules requiring masks in public places and the mandatory vaccination of service workers weren’t dropped by officials. … Read More >Anonymous email says BOMB planted in Moscow government building, demands end to ‘mandatory’ Covid-19 vaccinations, media reports

Moscow grapples with record rise in Covid-19 cases, new curfew extended as bosses told they can lay off employees who refuse jab

Russia’s capital has recorded the highest number of coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, with 9,056 positive tests in a 24-hour period and a renewed effort by authorities to encourage people to sign up for a vaccine. … Read More >Moscow grapples with record rise in Covid-19 cases, new curfew extended as bosses told they can lay off employees who refuse jab

With worrying vaccine hesitancy & recorded cases rising, Moscow mayor says city essentially battling Covid-19 ‘from scratch’

As Moscow broke its record for daily confirmed Covid-19 cases on Friday, the city’s mayor revealed his belief that the capital is restarting its battle with the pandemic all over again “from scratch”, like in the spring of 2020. … Read More >With worrying vaccine hesitancy & recorded cases rising, Moscow mayor says city essentially battling Covid-19 ‘from scratch’

As Moscow’s Covid-19 numbers rise, city’s top virus hospital head says facility now has record number of patients on ventilators

The head of Moscow’s top coronavirus hospital has revealed that his facility is being hit harder than ever before, with the number of patients on ventilators now beating the record for any other time during the Covid-19 pandemic. … Read More >As Moscow’s Covid-19 numbers rise, city’s top virus hospital head says facility now has record number of patients on ventilators