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Alerts & Warnings

travel-advisory.info > Travelling Russia is (relatively) safe
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Seasons & Weather

The climate varies greatly in this vast country, from the subtropical in the southern republics to Arctic conditions in the northern regions. In general, the climate of Russia can be described as highly continental influenced climate with warm to hot dry summers and (very) cold winters with temperatures of -30°C and lower and sometimes heavy snowfall. sometimes very strong easterly winds, called Buran can occur, bringing freezing cold temperatures and snowstorms. Precipitation varies from region to region; the Western parts of Russia have the most rain (up to 750 mm), the southern and southeastern areas in the russian Steppes are the Dryest with an annual average below 200 mm.
Conditions along the coasts are less harsh although even in the Baltic, winters can be very cold with freezing temperatures for several months. Summer weather in the Baltic is very pleasant with white nights in June and good sailing breezes. Winters along the Black Sea coast are milder, and the summers are very hot.

Boat Cruising Seasons
The best months to travel to Russia are the European Summer Months, from June until mid September.

>See Russia weather service for more information:
bbc.info
myweather2.info

Time zone

With its 11 local times, Russia is one of the countries with the most time zones worldwide.

• EET (Eastern European Time) UTC+2: Kaliningrad
• MSK (Moscow Standard Time) UTC+3: Moscow
• SAMT (Samara Time) UTC +4: Samara
• YEKT (Yekaterinburg Time) UTC +5: Yekaterinburg
• OMST (Omsk Standard Time) UTC +6: Omsk
• KRAT (Krasnoyarsk Time) UTC+7: Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk
• IRKT (Irkutsk Time) UTC +8: Irkutsk
• YAKT (Yakutsk Time) UTC +9: Chita
• VLAT (Vladivostok Time) UTC +10: Vladivostok
• MAGT (Magadan Time) UTC +11: Magadan, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Srednekolymsk
• ANAT (Anadyr Time) UTC +12: Anadyr, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Emergency

From Mobile Phones:
112 - All emergency services (police/fire/ambulance)
101 - Fire
102 - Police
103 - Ambulance
112 - All emergency services

From Fixed Phones:
01 - All emergency services (police/fire/ambulance)
01 - Fire
02 - Police
03 - Ambulance

Essentials

Driving: Right side
Electricity: Type C and F, 220V / 50Hz

Communications

RU +7 (0) IDC (International Dialing Code). Currently, all national subscriber numbers consist of 10 digits (excluding any prefixes), with 3 digits for an area code and a 7-digit individual number which includes a zone code (up to 2 digits).
International call prefix: 8~xx - where xx is the international carrier selection code

Mobiles: 9nn nnn nnnn
Landlines: ABC nnn nn nn, where ABC is the area code

Phone/WIFI Coverage
Wi-Fi: WiFi is available in internet cafes, restaurants and public areas.
Phones/Communications:
Prepaid SIM cards are widely available and can be used with an unlocked international mobile phone.

Money

RUB ₽ Russian ruble , 100 kopeyka (копейка) per Ruble
Cash is by far the most popular form of payment among Russians, but credit cards are increasingly accepted. However, you will most likely not be able to pay for your taxi with a credit card, so always have some rubles on hand.

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