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Presentation of Russia : Geography

Country's official name :
Russia
Capital:
Moscow
Population of main cities:
Moscow (12,480,500) ; Saint Petersburg (5,398,100) ; Novosibirsk (1,625,700) ; Yekaterinburg (1,493,800) ; Kazan (1,257,400) ; Nizhny Novgorod (1,252,300) ; Chelyabinsk (1,196,700) ; Samara (1,156,700) ; Omsk (1,154,500) ; Rostov-on-Don (1,138,000) ; Ufa (1,128,800)
Area:
17,098,250 km²
Type of Climate :
The Russian climate varies as it is such a large country but winter are mostly long and very harsh, dropping down to -30oc, except around the Black Sea. Meanwhile, summers tend to be hot and short. and can reach past 30oc.

The best time to visit the country is during the months of May and June; July and August can be stifling hot especially in the big cities. Russia recieves the most rain in the west, often up to 750 mm a year and the Russian steppes are the driest, not getting more than 200 mm annually.
Local Time:
It is %T:%M %A In Moscow, Kazan, Saint Petersburg
It is %T:%M %A In Yekaterinburg, Perm, Chelyabinsk
It is %T:%M %A In Novosibirsk, Omsk
It is %T:%M %A In Vladivostok, Khabarovsk
Summer Time Period :
Summer time is from March to October
Official Language:
Russian
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.
Business Language(s):
English is more and more widespread.
Managers often understand English better than they speak it. You must be prepared to conduct negotiations in Russian.

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