Russian Post Service (Pochta)

Author: Dimitry Paranyushkin (on 26 Aug 2018)
The Russian postal service is not very reliable and is quite slow. Delivery to Europe takes about 2-4 weeks. However it is very cheap. For 1 US$ you can send the envelope to Europe or USA. If you want to be sure, use their premium EMS service, which you will pay a bit more for, but once you get the tracking number you're more sure your parcel or letter will arrive. The offices of Russian Post can be found everywhere in Russia, even in small villages. Just ask where the “Pochta” (Почта) is.

The main address in Moscow is Tsentralny Telegraph: Tverskaya str., 7 (metro Okhotny Ryad - red line)
St. Petersburg: Pochtapskaya str., 9 (metro Nevsky prospekt) Phone: +7 (812) 312-8302

They have offices alll over Russia and provide world delivery as well as Russian delivery services. Express delivery of the letter to Europe from Russia costs about 50 US$, within Russia about 30 US$.
Moscow: 1st Tverskaya Yamskaya str, 11 (metro Belorusskaya – circle line), phone: +7 (495) 250-4019
Saint Petersburg: Nevsky prospekt, 34 , 2-nd floor, phone: +7 (812) 318-4472

Offices in the big cities in Russia. The express delivery of the envelope to USA or Europe is about 40 US$.
Moscow: Mokhovaya str., 15, Hotel National Business Cente, phone: +7 (495) 234-3400
Saint Petersburg: Yuri Gagariin prospekt, 34, phone: +7 (812) 379-9040

Many offices in Russia, espress delivery to Europe for 50 US$.
Moscow: Svobody str., 31, phone: +7 (495) 797-2777
St.Petersburg: Sofiyskaya str., 14, phone: +7 (812) 118-3330

Of all the courier deliveries we tried, this one seems to be the fastest, if you send your correspondence from Moscow (arrives in 24 hours).
Moscow: Bol. Tishinky blvrd., 8, phone: +7 (495) 961-2211

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