Kaliningrad is a seaport city and the administrative center of Kaliningrad
Oblast, the Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea.
Pskov is a city and the administrative center of
Pskov Oblast, Russia, located about 20 kilometers (12 mi) east from the Estonian
border, on the Velikaya River.
Smolensk is a city and the administrative center of Smolensk Oblast, Russia,
located on the Dnieper River, 360 kilometers (220 mi) west-southwest of Moscow.
Bryansk is a city and the administrative center of Bryansk Oblast,
Russia, located 379 kilometers (235 mi) southwest of Moscow.
Veliky Novgorod also known as Novgorod the Great,
or Novgorod Veliky, or just Novgorod, is one of the most important historic
cities in Russia.
Nizhny Novgorod is, with a population of 1,250,619,
the fifth-largest city in Russia and the administrative center of Nizhny
Novgorod Oblast and Volga Federal District.
Kursk is a city and the administrative center of Kursk Oblast, Russia,
located at the confluence of the Kur, Tuskar, and Seym Rivers.
Krim is the peninsula Crimea on the northern coast of the Black Sea.
Crimea is administered as part of the Russian Federation.
Armyansk is a town of regional significance in northern Crimea.
The Taman Peninsula , a peninsula in the present-day Krasnodar Krai
of Russia, borders on the north with the Sea of Azov, on the west with the Strait of Kerch
and on the south with the Black Sea.
Volgograd, formerly Tsaritsyn and Stalingrad is an important industrial city and the
administrative center of Volgograd Oblast, Russia.
Sochi is a city in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located on the Black Sea coast near
the border between Georgia/Abkhazia and Russia.
(Abkhazia is a partially recognised state controlled by a separatist government
on the eastern coast of the Black Sea and the south-western flank of the Caucasus.)
Omsk is a city and the administrative center of Omsk Oblast.
Novosibirsk is the third most populous city in Russia after Moscow and St. Petersburg.
It is the most populous city in Asian Russia,
Irkutsk is a city and the administrative center of Irkutsk Oblast,
Russia, and one of the largest cities in Siberia.
Ulan-Ude is the capital city of the Republic of Buryatia,
Russia; it is located about 100 kilometers (62 mi) southeast of Lake Baikal
on the Uda River at its confluence with the Selenga.
Aginskoye is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement)
and the administrative center of Agin-Buryat Okrug and
of Aginsky District in Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia.
Khabarovsk is the largest city and the administrative center of Khabarovsk Krai,
Russia, located 30 kilometers (19 mi) from the Chinese border.
Vladivostok, literally ruler of the East) is a city and the administrative
center of Primorsky Krai, Russia, located at the head of the Golden Horn Bay,
not far from Russia's borders with China and North Korea.
Sakhalin is a large Russian island in the North Pacific Ocean,
lying between 45°50' and 54°24' N. It is Russia's largest island,
and is administered as part of Sakhalin Oblast. Sakhalin, which is
about one fifth the size of Japan, is just off the east coast of Russia,
and just north of Japan.
Uglegorsk is a coastal port town and the administrative center
of Uglegorsky District in Sakhalin Oblast.
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk is a city and the administrative center of Sakhalin Oblast.
Komsomolsk-on-Amur is a city in Khabarovsk Krai located on the left bank of the Amur River.
The Bering Straitis a strait connecting the Pacific and
Arctic oceans between Russia and the United States.
Magadan is a port town and the administrative center of Magadan Oblast,
located on the Sea of Okhotsk in Nagayevo Bay in Taui Bay and serving
as a gateway to the Kolyma region.
Anadyr is a port town and the administrative center
of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug.
Chersky is an urban locality (a settlement) and the
administrative center of Nizhnekolymsky District of the Sakha Republic,
Russia, located on the Kolyma River 1,920 kilometers (1,190 mi) east of Yakutsk.
Tiksi is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) and the administrative
center of Bulunsky District in the Sakha Republic.
Norilsk )is an industrial city in Krasnoyarsk Krai,
Russia, located above the Arctic Circle, east of the Yenisei River and south of
the western Taymyr Peninsula.
Novy Urengoy is a city in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
Saint Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia, politically incorporated
as a federal city. Situated on the Neva River.
Arkhangelsk is a city and the administrative center of Arkhangelsk Oblast.
Murmansk is a port city and the administrative center of Murmansk Oblast,
located in the extreme northwest part of Russia, on the Kola Bay.
Novaya Zemlya , is an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean in
northern Russia and the extreme northeast of Europe.