Russia, the world's largest country offers travellers and visitors an experience of a lifetime. From vodka-soaked nights in historic urban centres to days spent appreciating art and idyllic countryside landscapes, from train rides through Siberia to detoxifying steam bath, from ski trips in the Caucasus to great hikes around the deepest lake in the world, Lake Baikal - Mother Russia has it all.
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It is also home to the coldest permanently inhabited place on earth. Check out the video above for more information on this icy location and read our visa-free quick guide to Russia if you're keen to layer up and head on over.
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