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Development scenarios for the Greater Moscow, focusing on administration and infrastructure of the enlarged territory.
In July 2012, Moscow and part of the region that surrounds it (known as Moscow Oblast) will be merged to create the first and perhaps the only megacity in Europe. The new conurbation will encompass twice as many people as today’s Moscow. The government hopes the move will increase the quality of life in the capital, but the expansion will see the problems and challenges involved in running and governing the city take on a whole new scale. Research in this theme explores different development scenarios for the new Greater Moscow, paying specific attention to administration and infrastructure in the new, enlarged territory.