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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.
Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday that the Russian missile cruiser Moskva had already moved closer to shore to protect the Russian aircraft flying missions near Syria's border with Turkey with its longrange Fort air defence system.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian cruiser Moskva which has a maritime analogue of S-300 systems in Lattakia is able to destroy any potentially dangerous target in the air, Russian Defense Minister Shoigu said.
Poutine, qui va [beaucoup moins que] serieusement reevaluer [beaucoup plus grand que] les relations de son pays avec la Turquie, annonce le deploiement sur sa base aerienne de Hmeimim en Syrie des systemes de defense antiaerienne S-400, le vol desormais des bombardiers russes sous la protection de chasseurs et l'envoi pres de la province de Lattaquie (nord-ouest de la Syrie) du croiseur lance-missiles Moskva.
Putin ordered the Russian missile cruiser Moskva to start cooperating with the French military.
It pointed to speculation that Russia was sending to the East Mediterranean the massive guided missile carrier Moskva equipped with S-300 missile defence systems.
It's UEFA Champions PSV Eindhoven 2 Manchester United 2 CSKA Moskva 2 Wolfsburg 2 a four-hour flight so, if a player gets ill, I have the other player in my environment.
UEFA Champions League path: FC Barcelona (ESP), Bayern Munchen (GER), Chelsea (ENG, holders), Benfica (POR), Paris Saint-Germain (FRA), Juventus (ITA), Zenit (RUS), PSV Eindhoven (NED), Real Madrid (ESP), Atletico Madrid (ESP), Porto (POR), Arsenal (ENG), Manchester United (ENG), Valencia (ESP), Bayer Leverkusen (GER), Manchester City (ENG), Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR), Sevilla (ESP), Lyon (FRA), Dynamo Kyiv (UKR), Olympiacos (GER), CSKA Moskva (RUS), Galatasaray (TUR), AS Roma (ITA), BATE Borisov (BLR), Borussia Monchengladbach (GER), Wolfsburg (GER), Dinamo Zagreb (CRO), Maccabi Tel-Aviv (ISR), Gent (BEL, Malmo (SWE), Astana (KAZ).
Macedonia's Independence Day was also celebrated at Macedonia's diplomatic missions and consular posts abroad, including those in Washington DC, Brussels, Berlin, Paris, London, Rome, Moskva, Vienna, Belgrade, Zagreb, Athens, Beijing, Tokyo, Melbourne, Ottawa, Toronto, New Delhi, Cairo, Astana and Detroit.
The 33-year-old striker, who played since July 2010 for Russian outfit FC Dinamo Moskva, has penned a one-year deal that keeps him in Hoffenheim until June 2016.
Moscow, July 16 (Petra) -- The flagship Moskva cruiser of the Russian Black Sea Fleet has successfully test-fired a cruise missile in the Atlantic Ocean, the Russian defense ministry announced Thursday.