Khimki, Russia

Khimki (Russian: Хи́мки) is a city within Moscow Oblast, located to the northwest of downtown Moscow, in Russia. It covers 115.3 sq km (44.4 sq mi) and has a population of 207,000 people (2012 estimate). Visiting Khimki There are trains from Moscow to Khimki. You can also get there by taking the bus or marshrutkas. […]

Surgut, Russia

Surgut (Russian: Сургу́т) is a city on the Ob River in Siberia, Russia. It is within the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, a federal subject of the Russian Federation. The city covers 219.92 sq km (84.91 sq mi) and has a population of 307,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Surgut Surgut was founded by Tsar Feodor I […]

Vyborg, Russia

Vyborg (Russian: Вы́борг) is a town in northwestern Russia. It is within the Leningrad Oblast, about 130 km (81 mi) northwest of St Petersburg and 38 km (24 mi) from the border between Russia and Finland. Vyborg covers 112.27 sq km (43.35 sq mi) and has a population of 80,000 people (2012 estimate). More on […]

Saratov, Russia

Saratov (Russian: Сара́тов) is a port city on the Volga River in southern Russia. The administrative center of Saratov Oblast, it spreads over 393 sq km (152 sq mi) and has a population of 838,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Saratov Human presence in the Saratov area goes back at least to the 14th century, […]

Rostov On Don, Russia

Rostov-on-Don (Russian: Ростóв-на-Донý) is a city in southwestern Russia. It serves as the administrative center for Rostov Oblast and the Southern Federal District of Russia. Situated on the banks of the Don River, Rostov-on-Don spans 354 sq km (137 sq mi) and has a population of slightly over a million people (2012 estimate). It is […]