Link Collection

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The links provided below were useful in OUR trip preparation. Again, if you don't know how things work over there, it might be a good idea to hire a travel agent in your home country to arrange a tour for you. 
I am not responsible for the contents or reliability of any of the linked websites and do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them.
The listing of a link shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind. 

Russia in general

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia - List of Diplomatic and Consular Missions abroad  (english)

Russia Today
Descriptions of different Russian Visas

IntelService  (English, Russian)
Travel Agency

Academservice  (Russian/English)
Travel Agency

List of fully accredited and licensed Travel Agencies, Hotels, Tour-operators etc.



Transfer service company   (available in English and Russian)
Offering car rental with driver for airport transfer, excursions, airport VIP service, or you can rent a buses in various sizes. 

AnyWayAnyDay - Travel agent  (available in English and Russian)
Fully searchable/bookable online, Flight Database, Hotel Database (with location maps, prices, photos etc.), IATA accredited.

Moscow Metro (available in English and Russian)
The website includes ticket fare information, interactive map of the the train network where information about the station can be retrieved when clicking on it.

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Kremlin Museum   (available in English and Russian)
Includes lots of information that helps with the planning of a visit to the Kremlin, including entrance fees, current exhibitions etc. 

The State Tretyakov Gallery - The National Museum of Russian Fine Art  (available in English and Russian)
Includes a calendar of exhibitions and concerts, a part of their enormous collection of paintings and drawings can also be viewed online.

The Bolshoi Theater (available in English and Russian)
Online ticket booking, seating charts, detailed information about the history of the Bolshoi Theater and more.

Novodevichy Convent and Cemetary
1 Novodevichy proyezd, Moscow, Russia;  Museum-Tel.: +7 (499) 246-85-26
Opening hours change now and then. In October 2009 the grounds were closed every first Monday of a month and every Tuesday.

Ostankino Television Tower  (available in English and Russian)

All Russia Exhibition Center
contains a link to an interactive map of the grounds at the bottom of the page.

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Hotel Budapest  (available in English and Russian)

All Russia Hotels


Hotel Avalon (available in English and Russian)

Komi Republic National Museum (Russian only)
Information in English is available on the website of The Gulag Museum: 
Description of the museum  - here
Contact information - here
Some pictures of their collection - here