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Russia — Vodka! Caviar! The Kremlin! What a country! Colossal Russia has emerged from behind the Iron Curtain as a less monolithic, more nuanced destination fueled by a nouveau capitalist class (at least in Moscow and St. Petersburg). The Soviet and czarist eras may be history, but countless monuments and museums testify to their former glory.

Why Go

For the bustling energy and Soviet relics of Moscow and the glittering palaces and cathedrals of St. Petersburg.

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