Population of main cities including suburbs:
Moscow (14,800,000); St Petersburg (4,900,000); Nizhniy Novgorod (1,900,000); Samara (1,500,000); Novosibirsk (1,429,000); Ekaterinburg (1,389,000); Kazan (1,300,000); Volgograd (1,292,000).
Russians (81.6%), Tatars (3.8 %), Ukrainians (3 %), Chuvashes (1.2 %), Bashkirs (0.9 %), others (9.5%).
Other Languages Spoken:
More than 150 languages are spoken in the Russian Federation and some of them are the official language in a part of the country.
English is more and more widespread.
Managers often understand English better than they speak it. You must be prepared to conduct negotiations in Russian.
82% of Russians are believers. Orthodox 70%, Muslims 10%, Catholics 1,2%, Buddhists 0,7%.
It is %T:%M %A In Moscow, Kazan, Saint Petersburg
It is %T:%M %A In Iekaterinbourg, Perm, Chelyabinsk
It is %T:%M %A In Novosibirsk, Omsk
It is %T:%M %A In Vladivostok, Khabarovsk
Exchange Rate on
National Currency: Russian Rouble (RUB)
Type of State:
Federal republic based on parliamentary democracy. Presidential government.
Type of Economy:
Upper-middle-income economy, Transition country, Emerging Financial Market, G8 member.
The largest country in the world; leading producer and exporter of natural gas in the world, and second largest producer and exporter of petroleum in the world; poverty affects 16% of the population
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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