Russia

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Best Time To Go

The coldest month obviously is January with average temperature at -6°C (22°F). The wettest months areOctober & November. Tip: the best time to visit St. Petersburg weather-wise is late spring – early June. This is the season when weather is the most convenient for long hours of sightseeing.

Transportation

The national web of roadsrailways and airways stretches almost 7,700 km (4,800 mi) from Kaliningrad in the west to the Kamchatka Peninsula in the east, and major cities such as Moscow and Saint Petersburg are served by extensive rapid transit systems.
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Weather

The climate of Russia is mainly continental, with a big arctic section in the north. The east of the country experiences harsh, long, bitterly cold winters. The north of the country is always covered with snow and subject to permafrost. Southern Russia enjoys warm to sometimes hot summers with a lot rainfall, and very cold snowy winters. The two most pleasant seasons and best time to travel to Russia are spring and autumn. Then you find mild and dry weather in Russia.

Information

The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (called Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic at the time), together with the Ukrainian, Byelorussian, and Transcaucasian Soviet Socialist Republics, formed the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), or Soviet Union, on December 30, 1922.

The Electric

In Russia the power sockets are of type C and F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Language

Of all the languages of Russia, Russian is the only official language at the national level. There are 35 different languages which are considered official languages in various regions of Russia, along with Russian. There are over 100 minority languages spoken in Russia today.

1-Russian   2-Ukrainian 3- Azerbaijani 4- Tatar  5- Chuvash  6-Tuvin

Currency

Russian ruble