Moscow is the capital of Russia and is located in the region of the same name, which is located in the western part of Russia, but east of the country's so-called second capital, St. Petersburg. Moscow is situated on the Moskva River. Moscow can be found on a map of Russia.
Distances of Major Cities from Moscow
Getting to Moscow
Even the distances between cities in Russia cover wide expanses, and it takes many hours of travel time to reach Moscow from any of those destinations by train. For this reason, most travelers choose to fly to Moscow, but they may travel by train to other Russian cities once in the country.