Russian cities and regions guide.

Notes from Russia / More notes / RSS notes

In 2016, Russia may harvest a record crop - 114-116 million tons of grain. Farmers will even face a shortage of grain storage. In the current agricultural year (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017), Russian grain export will be about 38.5 million tons, wheat - 28 million tons. On the last Sunday of July, Russia celebrates the Day of the Navy. A lot of memorable ceremonies, military parades and veterans meeting are held all over the country. The main celebrations take place in St. Petersburg. Russian traveler Fyodor Konyukhov started his round the world balloon flight in Australia. The balloon named "Morton" will fly at an altitude of 5-10 km from west to east for about two weeks and cover a distance of about 33-35 thousand km. In January-May 2016, according to China Customs, Russia came in the first place for the supply of oil to China increasing it by 42% to 22.17 million tons. Saudi Arabia is in the second place (21.88 million tons), Angola - in the third place (18.51 million tons). According to the 2016 Global Peace Index, Russia is at the end of the list of the most peaceful and safest countries (152th out of 162). Russia is the third most militarized countries in the world, only slightly behind Israel and North Korea, the United States is in fourth place. More notes from Russia »
1 week ago 4 weeks ago 1 month ago 2 months ago 2 months ago

Ask our expert

Ask expert about Russia
bob asks: Can I send letters from the USA to Omsk?
Expert's answer:
Yes, you can easily do it. Just write the correct address on the envelope. For example, it will look something like this: To: Ivanov Ivan Ivanovich Address: 644000 (the main postal code of Omsk), Russia, Omskaya oblast, Omsk, Lenina Street, 1 (the house number), 1 (the apartment number).

Ask expert now! | All questions and answers

Share your info about Russia

For now site team is working on adding various entertaining and useful content about Russian regions and cities and about Russia in general. The updates are regular and occur several times a week giving you more detailed and categorized info about Mother Russia.

If you have your own experience and impressions about Russia to share with people from all over the world we will be glad to publish your information! Just send us a note.

The statistics of

Thus far we have described 81 regions, oblasts, krays and 116 cities, towns and settlements of Russian Federation.

Our visitors have left 245 replies, reviews and impressions about Russia. 401 questions about Russia were asked and answered.

We have arranged 10 polls and received 4386 votes.

Our blog has 1012 posts about Russia.

Map of Russia

Russia map

Photos from Russia

Obelisk of Glory in Velikie Luki Lipetsk Puppet Theater Tomsk province scenery

Featured Russian city: Belgorod


Belgorod, Russia

Belgorod is a city located in the south of European Russia, the capital of the Belgorod region. The city stands on the banks of the Seversky Donets River, about 700 km south of Moscow and... More...

Sponsored links

Top 3 articles as voted by visitors

  1. Yoshkar-Ola city, Russia – 4.0
  2. Ufa city, Russia – 3.9
  3. Tula city, Russia – 3.9

Poll | Previous Results

I am interested in Russia because

Getting poll results. Please wait...