Moscow, Russia (formerly Moscow) is the capital and largest city of Russia. It is situated in the southern-most segment of the Russian Federation, approximately 10 miles (16 km) from Moscow. It is a major transport hub and cultural centre. The city is a center for industry and commerce in the region and a major employer of the region. It is known for its excellent night life.
The city is also the home of a number of prominent scientists, both in medicine, engineering, and science.
The city has long been famous for its nightlife, which includes pubs, clubs, saunas, spas, and many other businesses.