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Is Moscow a safe city to visit?
Like all megapolises, Moscow has enormous latent possibilities for fun and troubles. Some of them are typical, others are particularly indicative for Moscow. They main dangers deal with food, transportation and social communication and conflicts. The food in Moscow is very, sometimes unreasonably expensive, but cheap food should make you think about its quality. Transportation has its own difficulties, especially if you rent a car. What about contacts with the local public, take into account, that there are some things not to demonstrate, to avoid conflict. It doesn't do a credit to Moscow public, though it is very motley.
Ticks: protect yourself
There are no venomous spiders and almost no dangerous snakes in Russia, but there are ticks whose bites are imperceptable but may cause Lyme disease, tick-borne encephalitis, enteric hemorragic and recurrent fever. These tiny arachnids wake up when the snow melts and are especially active in May and June, when the people rush into forests for weekend picnics and more long expeditions.
Confessions of a Moscow Pickpocket
Veterans of the Moscow Criminal Investigation Office say that in the Soviet times they daily caught at least 100 pickpockets at GUM Department Store in Moscow the only store of the country with a goods flow. Nowadays the Russian capital still teems with thieves. A 47-year-old professional pickpocket Pavel Kroshkin (surname changed) enjoys freedom for the last 8 years although he has been caught several times during this period.


Russian Airports Prohibit Carrying Liquids in Hand Luggages
Russias state aviation agency has officially banned any liquids in carry-on baggages for flights at all of the countrys airports, as an additional safety measure ahead of next months Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Rescuers to Bring Internet to Moscow Beaches
Internet access points will appear on several Moscow beaches to make it easier for people to get to know safety and rendering first aid rules.
Safety Comes First
Russian and Korean engineers developed a new highly sensitive metal detector.

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