Many residents of the Moscow region will receive an unexpected boost in their social status on January 1, when City Hall legally incorporates huge chunks of land as part of the Greater Moscow expansion project. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin and Moscow Region Governor Boris Gromov will formally sign legal documents on January 1 that will automatically transform some 250,000 residents of the Moscow Region into Muscovites – a highly coveted status…
I also wondered what that did to the population rankings for worlds largest Cities proper by population!
Looks like Moscow moves up a notch in the City Proper listings. Moscow looks to become number 5 on the list. That is interesting…
Windows to Russia!
- Moscow to get bigger, better, faster (news.windowstorussia.com)
- Moscow picked as most attractive city for European businesses (news.windowstorussia.com)
- It seems that Moscow Doubled in Total Area Overnight… (moscow.windowstorussia.com)
- Russia Refilling the Peat Bogs That were Emptied long ago… (windowstorussia.com)
- Enlarged Moscow City to see metro lines extension. (news.windowstorussia.com)
- Sobyanin: Managing the megapolis (news.windowstorussia.com)
- Tax and the City: Moscow to charge tourists daily rate (news.windowstorussia.com)