Practical Information and Advice

Here is all the information you may need before you travel to Russia, as well as some practical advice and tips on safety, money, where to get a mobile phone, how to deal with police etc. 

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How to Handle a Police Check in Russia

Gone are the times when the Russian police was acting lawless.

Mobile operators, networks and cell phone coverage in Russia

Using your own sim card in Russia is not an option: you'll be ripped off on roaming charges.

Russian Post Service (Pochta)

The Russian postal service is not very reliable and is quite slow.