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)
Ethnic Russians represent 80.9% of the total population (of which 84.93% belong to European ethnic groups) while minorities make up 19% of the population. Among the largest minorities are the Tatars, Ukrainians, Bashkirs, Chuvash and Chechens, who account for about 8.4% of the total population. The remaining 10.6% of the population are either Indo-European, Turkish or Baltic-Finnic peoples. (Federal State Statistics Service)
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.
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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National Currency: Russian Rouble (RUB)
Type of State:
Russia is a federal republic.
Type of Economy:
Upper-middle income economy, transition country, emerging financial market, G8 member.
The largest country in the world; leading producer and exporter of natural gas in the world, and second largest producer and exporter of petroleum in the world; poverty affects 16% of the population
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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13.3 per 100 Inhabitants
30.1 per 100 Inhabitants
53.3 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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