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(Russian masˈkva)
1. (Placename) transliteration of the Russian name for Moscow
2. (Placename) a river in W central Russia, rising in the Smolensk-Moscow upland, and flowing southeast through Moscow to the Oka River: linked with the River Volga by the Moscow Canal. Length: about 500 km (310 miles)


(ˈmɒs koʊ, -kaʊ)

the capital of the Russian Federation: capital of the former Soviet Union. 8,967,000. Russian, Moskva.
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The ground to the right- along the course of the Kolocha and Moskva rivers- was broken and hilly.
Our right flank is over there"- he pointed sharply to the right, far away in the broken ground- "That's where the Moskva River is, and we have thrown up three redoubts there, very strong ones.
According to the paper, Nafta Moskva owns between 35% and 45% in PIK Group, while the group's founders Kirill Pisarev and Yury Zhukov hold together 29%.
Tenders are invited for Determination of the supplier for the supply of relay protection and automation equipment and the provision of supervision services (Substation Letovo, Substation Voronovo, Substation Kuznetsovo) for the needs of Novaya Moskva, a branch of PJSC MOESK
The ice sculpture display is being used for the Ledovaya Moskva festival that will be held between December 29 to January 8 and according to reports, up to 2,000 tonnes of ice from different lakes will be used to make the statues.
Luzhniki Stadium was built in 1955 on the banks of Moskva River in Moscow.
Last year Russia and Egypt held their first-ever joint naval exercises in the Mediterranean, which included the Black Sea fleet's flagship Moskva missile cruiser.
Victory is also necessary for the Canaries on Friday because they need morale ahead of their Europa League round of 32 first leg against Lokomotiv Moskva in ystanbul on Feb.
Moscow believes statements made by British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Russia and Iran's alleged interference in settling the Syrian crisis to be "a dangerous gambit," Russia's Govorit Moskva radio station quoted Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as saying Tuesday, Sputnik reported.
Le croiseur lance-missiles Moskva, navire-amiral de la flotte de la mer Noire, mouille egalement depuis l'incident au large de Lattaquie.
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