Send flowers to Russia

Quick and easy way to send flowers to Russia. The flowers are delivered by local florists on the requested date and in perfect conditions. Same date delivery almost always possible.

Moscow Metro

The Moscow Metro is beautiful, cheap and is the best way to get around the Russian capital: Hours of operation, tickets and fares, interactive map, safety, beautiful stations and the Metro museum.

Russian Visa

Requirements for obtaining Russian Visa and Invitation: documents for application, the difference between tourist, business, private-stay and transit visas.

Matryoshka – the Russian nesting doll

Matryoshka (also known as Babushka) is a famous Russian nesting doll. In Russian the doll is called 'матрёшка' and is sometimes also spelled Matroshka. It is a popular souvenir and is associated with Russia as well as balalaika, samovar or vodka.

Post and Internet in Russia

Letters sent from Russia via airmail reach their addressees abroad in about 10 -14 days. Those posted in smaller towns take even longer. Stamps are sold at post offices (russ.: "почта") or in the hotels. Outgoing mail can be posted in numerous blue post boxes. For important correspondence it is better using international delivery services. […]

Useful Tips for Traveling Russia

The Russians are very helpful and many people speak English, especially in bigger cities. Some useful tips for traveling to Russia.

Foreign Embassies in Russia

American Diplomatic Representatives in Russia American Embassy in Moscow American Citizen Services Novinskiy Bulvar, 21 123242 Moscow, Russia Tel: (+7 495)728-5577 Fax: (+7 495) 728-5084 Opening hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (except Russian and American holidays) After hours emergencies: 7-495-728-5025 American Consulate General in St. […]

Ruble - the russian currency

The official Russian currency is ruble (1 Ruble = 100 Kopeks). Although some prices are indicated in dollars, it is only possible to pay in rubles. Exchange Rate Ruble / Euro / Dollar Arrival in Russia All imported foreign currency, ruble, traveller's cheques as well as internal and foreign certified securities must be declared in […]