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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.

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

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