Real Russia Blog

Knowledge Day: Back-to-School in Russia

It’s coming up to that time of year when all parents and kids start getting ready to go back to school. With this in mind, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to share some of my own ‘back-to-school' stories from when I used to live in Russia.


How do we even begin to think about exploring a country that is almost twice the size of the rest of Europe combined? Well, by train of course!

Applying for a visa can be a daunting process. What type of visa do you need? How much will it cost? What documents should I use? This post will go over some of the most common questions people have when applying for a Russian visa in 2019.