Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism

Nations’ Health: Systems of Lifelong Physical Education as a Foundation of Public Health

Moscow

    Host City – Moscow

   Moscow is a major political, economic, cultural, scientific, religious, financial, educational center of Russia and the continent. Its population, according to the results of the 2010 Census, is 11,503,501.
 
    Moscow is the site of the Moscow Kremlin, an ancient fortress that is today the residence of the Russian President and of the executive branch of the Government of Russia.
 

Moscow Kremlin

    The Kremlin is also one of several World Heritage Sites in the city.
 
    The city is served by an extensive transit network, which includes four international airports, nine railroad terminals, and one of the deepest underground tubes in the world, the Moscow Metro.
 
    Moscow's architecture is world-renowned. Moscow is also well known as the site of Saint Basil’s Cathedral, with its elegant onion domes, as well as the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the Seven Sisters

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The temple of Christ the Savior

    Medieval Moscow's design was of concentric walls and intersecting radial thoroughfares. This layout, as well as Moscow's rivers, helped shaped Moscow's design in subsequent centuries.