In any big city, crime is a concern, but the citizens of Moscow have a unique danger to dodge on a daily basis.
According to official statistics, last year there were about 20,000 cases of humans attacked by stray dogs; 8,000 of them serious enough to involve the police or requiring hospitalization.
This means that in Moscow you are much more likely to get bitten by a dog than be mugged.
Commuters have to grapple with packs of unwanted strays on a daily basis.
Andrei Akinin, one of the...Full Story