"I can’t tell you exactly what year it is because we honestly don’t know," said Morpheus in The Matrix. Well, may be we don't know what year it is today, but there clearly are some people out there, who know that we do not know. We have at least two such individuals:
So, how old is the city of Moscow, and who founded the city? Conventional wisdom says... in 2021 AD the city of Moscow is 874 years old.
In this article I will use the narrative compliant chronology.
Originally established in 1147, Moscow grew to become a prosperous and powerful...