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Robert Argenbright tries to make sense of the back-and-forth over New Moscow, the proposal to relocate the federal and city governments to the southwest of the current capital, billed as a solution to the city's worsening traffic congestion, itself a symptom of Moscow's growing wealth.

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Many bold ideas circulated in the media and an international competition was held to select New Moscow's designers. But the "shape of things to come" depends entirely on crucial decisions that can only be made by current President Putin.

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