Russia Economy

Russia Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data Economic entities in Russia, especially large state-owned enterprises, prefer stability over dynamism, and the development of GDP corresponds to this. It is growing more slowly than Russia would need (ideally 3-3.5% pa), rather its growth is in the range of […]

Russia Visa

Russia Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

Emergency Phones in Russia Prior to 2002, emergency telephone numbers were as follows: in case of fire – 01 police – 02 ambulance – 03 Gorgaz emergency service – 04 In 2008, Russian “emergency call” services are planning to switch to a single telephone number. To call the police, fire brigade, ambulance and gas service, […]

Transportation of Russia

How to Get Around Russia

Transportation Traveling by plane According to top-medical-schools, airplanes are the most important means of transport in domestic traffic. The hub of the national flight network are the Moscow airports. There are a variety of airlines, such as UTAir (UT), Smartavia (5N), Ural Airlines (U6) and Aeroflot (SU), that offer flights to cities across the country. […]

Russia in the 21st Century

Russia in the 21st Century

In the first decade of the 21st century, post-Soviet Russia consolidated its political, economic and social characteristics under the leadership of Vladimir Putin. The figure of Putin, president of the Russian Federation from 2000 to 2008, then prime minister and again president since 2012, has dominated the political scene and has left a fundamental imprint […]

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Abkhazia State Facts

  CAPITAL Sukhum STATE STRUCTURE Presidential republic INTERNAL DIVISION The territory of Abkhazia is divided into 7 districts SQUARE 8665 km² CLIMATE Subtropical OFFICIAL LANGUAGE Abkhaz, Russian CURRENCY Russian ruble POPULATION 242 thousand NATIONAL COMPOSITION Abkhazians (124.5 thousand), Armenians (42-67 thousand), Russians (22 thousand), Georgians (46.7 thousand) RELIGION Secular state TIMEZONE UTC +3 / MSK […]

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Russia State Facts

  CAPITAL Moscow STATE STRUCTURE parliamentary-presidential republic INTERNAL DIVISION Federation, the territory is subdivided into 85 subjects SQUARE 17,125,191 km² CLIMATE From polar to subtropical OFFICIAL LANGUAGE Russian CURRENCY Russian ruble POPULATION OK. 147 million NATIONAL COMPOSITION Russians (80.90%), Tatars (3.87%), Ukrainians (1.41%), Bashkirs (1.15%), etc. RELIGION Secular state TIMEZONE UTC+2 – UTC+12 / MSK-1 […]

History of Russia

History of Russia and Moscow

Russia is the common name [2] of a country in Europe and Asia, which until 1991 was part of the Soviet Union (USSR). [3] Its official name is the Russian Federation. [4] The territory it occupies is the largest in the world. It has a surface area of 17,075,400 square kilometers, with a wide diversity of climatic zones and geographic regions. Moscow is the capital city […]

Russian Theater

Russian Theater in 20th Century

In the first quarter of the 20th century, Stanislawski’s acting pedagogical method not only formed the basis for the training of young actors at the experimental studios of the MCHT (first studio in 1913, second studio in 1916, third studio in 1920, fourth studio in 1921), but also stimulated theater makers like W Meyerhold, N. […]

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Russia lies in both Eastern Europe as well as in Asia. The Russian Federation is the largest country in the world in terms of area. The country stretches from Moscow to the west Uraland the vast Siberian steppe to the eastern Bering Sea and the Sea of ​​Okhotsk. In Russia, the geographical border stretches between […]

Moscow Overview

Moscow Overview

Moscow is the capital of Russia. It has about 11.5 million residents. The city is located in the European part of Russia on both sides of the Moscow River. The core of the city is the Kremlin, an old fortification. The city’s well-known sacred buildings are also located here. The Red Square borders the Kremlin […]

Russia Travel Advice

Russia Travel Advice

General travel information for Russia Continent: Europe, Asia Geographic location: From Eastern Europe, North Asia to the Pacific coast Highest elevation: Elbrus in the Caucasus (5642 m above sea level) Longest river: Lena (4294 km) Form of government: Federal Republic System of Government: Semi-presidential system Languages: Russian Neighboring countries: Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Belarus, Ukraine, […]