Jugglers, clowns, trained raccoons, cotton candy, loud music - traveling circuses still exist. Against the background of gloomy apartment buildings outskirts of Moscow artists erected bright red tent, and the feast begins. Backstage of Shapito circus "Kudzinov"
Moscow acquired in 2012 150,000 hectares of neighboring territories from its southwest borders, following the city's expansion plan brokered by President Dmitry Medvedev in 2011.
The so-called "Big Moscow" includes the territory of the two cities in Moscow region, Shcherbinka and Troitsk as well as 19 smaller residential areas. Over 232,000 people became Muscovites overnight.
The Russian capital is among the ten largest cities in the world, with an officially registered population of over 10.5 million.
This story about new district colled "Big Moscow" as part of Russian capital
Yasenevo District is an administrative district of South-Western Administrative Okrug, and one of the 125 raions of Moscow, Russia. The area of the district is 25.4 square kilometers (9.8 sq mi).