Another point of interest in Kuskovo Estate is the only regular French park to have survived in Moscow.
There are ponds, canals and Russian and Italian sculptures in it.
An internal passport system making it illegal for non-residents to remain in the city for longer than 90 days is proving ineffective at combatting this trend.
As well as being a thriving economic centre (boasting more billionaires than any other city in the world), Moscow is also a centre of the arts.
Old traditions of hospitality are being revived at the estate, and the museum organizes theatrical programs, receptions and other festivities.
During the summer the Palace Dance Hall plays host to numerous concerts and musical festivals.
With an area of 17,075,400 km2 (6,595,600 miles2), it is the largest country in the world, covering almost twice the territory of the next-largest nation, Canada.
Despite its size, Russia is relatively sparsely populated, and much of its expanse constitutes of vast tracts of forest, grasslands and tundra.
It also hosted the 1980 Olympic Games, which were boycotted by many countries due to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.Russia has since enjoyed an uneasy and politically unstable ride from a Socialist central economy to a Capitalist system - and although many have seen untold wealth, many more - particularly from poorer communities - have seen their living standards decrease.Today, President Putin has brought increased political and economic stability to Russia.Moscow however lost out to London in its bid for the 2012 Olympics.The Russian Federation is a country that stretches over a vast expanse of Europe and Asia.