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Moscow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moscow

5.2 Sports
5.3 Entertainment
6 Politics
6.1 Executive
6.2 Moscow City Duma
6.3 Administrative divisions
7 Economy
7.1 Overview
7.2 Industry
7.3 Living costs
8 Science and education
9 Transportation
9.1 Air
9.2 Water
9.3 Railway
9.4 Metro
9.5 Bus and trolleybus
9.6 Monorail
9.7 Tram
9.8 Taxi
9.9 Roads
10 Future development
11 Media
11.1 Newspapers
11.2 TV and radio
12 Famous people
13 International relations
13.1 Twin towns and sister cities
13.2 Cooperation agreements
14 Rankings
15 See also
16 References
16.1 Notes
17 External links

History
Prehistory
The oldest evidence of humans on the territory of Moscow dates from the Neolithic (Schukinskaya site on the
Moscow River). Within the modern bounds of the city other late evidence was discovered (the burial ground of the
Fatyanovskaya culture, the site of the Iron Age settlement of the Dyakovo culture), on the territory of the Kremlin,
Sparrow Hills, Setun River and Kuntsevskiy forest park, etc.
The etymology of the name Moskva (originally Moskha, later when Slavic tribes conquered the city transformŠµd to
Moscow because of the specificity of the Slavic languages ) is probably Uralic, perhaps Volga-Finnic (Mordvinic or
Merya).
In the 9th century, the Oka River was part of the Volga trade route, and the upper Volga watershed became an area
of contact between the indigenous Uralic peoples such as the Merya and the expanding Volga Bulgars (particularly
the second son of Khan Kubrat who expanded the borders of the Old Great Bulgaria), Germanic (Varangians) and
Slavic peoples.
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