Cosmopolitan cities, bubbling volcanoes, spectacular mountains and breathtaking art - Russia is as diverse as it is dramatic, while Belarus satisfies those in search of a Soviet experience. Untangle the conspiracy theories and immerse yourself in the rich heritage - from Minsk to Moscow, Siberia to Kamchatka, make sure you're carrying this best-selling guide to the world's most enigmatic destination.
CULTURAL CONTEXT - in-depth background information brings you up to date on Belarusian politics and Tuvan throat-singing
DISCERNING REVIEWS - hand-picked listings from our team of expert authors reveal Moscow's swankiest clubs and Siberia's finest adventure tours
140+ MAPS - detailed, grid-referenced maps throughout
COMPREHENSIVE LANGUAGE CHAPTER - includes Cyrillic script