The Russian Federation, commonly known as Russia, is the largest country in the world, covering over 17 million square kilometers of territory in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. Its capital and largest city is Moscow.
The official language of Russia is Russian, which uses the Cyrillic alphabet. However, many other languages are also spoken in Russia, including Tatar, Bashkir, Chechen, and others.
The currency used in Russia is the Russian Ruble (RUB).
The flight time from the UK to Russia varies depending on the destination, but a direct flight from London to Moscow takes approximately 4-5 hours.
The local time in Russia varies across its vast territory, with several time zones in effect. The most common time zone is Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is 3 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+3).
The main airport in Russia is Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO), which is located approximately 29 kilometers northwest of Moscow's city center. The address for the airport is:
Sheremetyevo International Airport Khimki, Moscow Oblast, 141400 Russia