Moskau und sein Ferner Osten

Move Moscow to Far East Russia?

Russian demographer Yury Krupnov has proposed transferring the capital to an area nearer to China, Japan and South Korea, which he calls the center of the world’s geo-economic map

By Inga Velanskaya    –   August 29, 2017 

„When Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a policy to promote and invest in the economy of the country’s Far East, he probably wasn’t expecting a proposal to move Moscow to the Pacific coast.

That’s what Yury Krupnov came up with as chairman of a think-tank on Russian regional development.“ (…)