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Cheap flights from Russia

Russia is known officially as the Russian Federation. Russia is a country that can be found in northern Eurasia. Its government is a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia shares land borders with countries Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea, from northwest to southeast. It also shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk, the US state of Alaska across the Bering Strait, and Canada's Arctic islands. When you look at the map, nobody can deny the size of Russia, therefore it is the largest country in the world and it covers more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. Apart from being the largest country, Russia is also the world's ninth most populous nation with 143 million people as recorded in 2012. Being the largest country, Russia extends across the entirety of northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe. It also means that Russia spans nine time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms.

Where to go

Moscow - The capital city of Russia is Moscow and it is also the most populous federal subject of Russia. The capital city of Moscow serves as a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific centre in Russia and in Eastern Europe. Moscow is also known as the largest city in Russia. Those who are planning to go to Moscow should take note of the landmarks and monuments that they will visit as they truly represent the rich culture of the country and city. The Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square, Izmaylovsky Market are three of the top places to check out in Moscow. These places of interest are government buildings, religious structures, monumental locations, and shopping areas in the city.

Zelenaya Roscha - Located in Zelenaya Roscha is Stalin's Dacha. This is an amazing place for travellers to visit as it is built to accommodate a small, private man who caused death and misery to millions of Russians, and is also one of the most historically recognised people in the world. Travellers will be disappointed that the tours here are in Russian, but depending on your tour guide, some may speak English. In order for travellers to get here, coming from Sochi, take any Adler-bound bus and get off at the Zelenaya Roscha stop.

St. Petersburg - In St. Petersburg, travellers can find the Hermitage Storage Facility. This place of interest is a museum of art and culture. It is one of the largest and also oldest museums in the world. The museum was founded in the year 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been open to the public since 1852. Its collections feature three million items that includes the largest collection of paintings in the world.

Short Haul

Ukraine - Ukraine is located in Eastern Europe and is the largest country entirely in the continent. Coming from Moscow, it is only a few hours away and is definitely one charming country to go to. There are many places of interest that travellers will find in Ukraine such as the Kiev where the Kiev Opera House, Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Theater of Russian Drama, the Kieve Puppet Theater, and Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theatre is located. Those locations alone can provide and enriching trip to the country and will provide a great itinerary to travellers.

Long Haul 

South Korea – Its capital city, Seoul, is officially known as Seoul Special City and is also the second largest metropolitan area in South Korea, including Incheon and Gyeonggi province in its Seoul Capital Area. Travellers are mostly attracted to the food and pop culture of Seoul as it is globally known by its vibrancy. Tourists should put key locations such as Dongdaemun Design Plaza for shopping, Lotte World for entertainment, Insadong/Gwanghwamun Square for historical and cultural walks, and Hongdae for its nightlife in their itineraries.

How to get out

Most of Russia's busiest airports are all located in Moscow, as it is the capital city of the country. The Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow Domodedovo Airport, and Vnukovo International Airport are the three airports that travellers must look into when they are booking their flights using Skyscanner. Airlines that operate from these airports include Aeroflot, Lufthansa, Transaero Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Japan Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, and Korean Air. 

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