This ancient city is the touchstone for the largest nation on Earth and the site of some of the most important events of the 20th century. Inside, read about Moscows amazing and complex history, from its founding by a Russian prince to its post as home to the Tsars to its life at the center of the Russian Revolution. Moscow today looks to the future, while honoringand dealing withits complex past. MAJOR WORLD CITIES travels the globe to bring readers the up-close story - from yesterday to today - of the people, sights, sounds, and achievements of key urban centers. From these crowded and exciting streets will come the headlines of tomorrowthis series is the ultimate city travel guide!