Category Archives: Discover Russia

Russian Visa

Visa is a document issued on the basis of an invitation to enter the Russian Federation. It determines how long a foreign citizen can stay in Russia. Russia requires you to get an official visa support or “invitation” before you can apply for the visa to the Consulate. The most common visa that our guests

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Russian cuisine

Russian cuisineRussia is a huge and multi-national country, so Russian cuisine is a kind of a melting pot for different national cuisines. Russian, Ukrainian, Siberian and Caucasian traditions of cooking contribute a lot to a wonderful mixture generally known as Russian cuisine. Russians like to cook and a rich table consisting of several courses served

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Souvenirs

Typical Russian souvenirs include Matreshka dolls and various handicraft associated with folk culture such as Gzhel, Khokhloma and Palekh. Samovars are also among most popular presents from Russia. Elements of ethnic Russian clothes — “kosovorotka” shirt and “ushanka” warm hat — for men; “sarafan” dress, wool “shawl” and “kokoshnik” head decoration — for women —

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Transport

Getting in and out of the country The common way of arriving to Russia is an air flight. You can get to Russia by regular flights and charters of world’s biggest carriers as well as discounters, from all European capitals, New York, Washington and Los Angeles in the USA, Beijing, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Delhi,

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Currency

The Russian monetary unit is the rouble. There is no limit to the amount of foreign currency allowed to be brought into Russia. However, all money brought into the country (including traveller’s checks) must be declared upon entering the country. Tourists can exchange any amount of hard currency for roubles at any authorized Russian banks,

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Climate

The climate of the Russian Federation formed under the influence of several determining factors. The vast size of the country and the remoteness of many areas from the sea result in the dominance of the humid continental and sub-arctic climate, which is prevalent in European and Asian Russia except for the tundra and the extreme

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Geographical position

Russian territory spreads on 1/3 of Eurasia continent covering more than 17 mln square km and neighboring 18 countries – more than any other country on the planet. Vivid illustration to this statistical data is the fact that the Sun always shines over Russia. When it’s evening in Kalinigrad and Saint-Petersburg, the new day begins

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Discover Russia

Discover Russia The largest country in the world that spreads for thousands kilometers though Europe and Asia covering 1/7 of all the land of the planet and crossing 11 time zones. Discover the hospitality of people and high-quality services of hotels in Russia. Discover the great culture of the country combining elements of West and

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