Moscow is also a hub unlocked in Alpha Protocol after Operation Desert Spear along with Rome and Taipei. Michael Thorton is informed of a pre-existing Alpha Protocol safehouse that is completely under the agency's radar because of their insistence on complete discretion, deniability, and secrecy by Mina Tang. This safehouse becomes Michael's base of operations as he launches Operation Blood Feud to hurt Halbech's interests by going after their Russian Mafia connections.
Moscow is the largest city and the capital of Russia. It is also the largest metropolitan area in Europe, and ranks among the largest urban areas in the world. It is the coldest city on Earth, as it is the only city in the world positioned so far north.