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Henry & Jessica
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Visa, Privatzimmer, B&B Unterkuenfte und  Apartments in 60 Stdten Russlands und CIS
Lettera di invito, soggiorno B&B in residenze  private, appartamenti in 60 citta della Russia & CIS
Invitation de visa, hbergement chez htes, location  d'appartements dans 60 villes de la Russie & CIS
Invitaciones de visado, alojamiento, apartamentos en 60 ciudades de Rusia y CEI

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We can make arrangements in the following cities.


    St.Petersburg, Moscow, Arkhangelsk, Kaluga, Kazan', Murmansk, Novgorod, Novocherkassk, Petrozavodsk, Pskov, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saratov, Tcheliabinsk, Tver, Tula,Ulyanovsk, Volgograd, Vologda and Voronezj.
  • Cities on the Golden Ring: Vladimir (Suzdal),Kostroma,Yaroslavl, Sergiev Posad
  • Cities on the Trans Sibirean: Nizjny Novgorod,Perm, Ekaterinburg, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk (and Listvianka on Lake Baikal), Ulan-Ude,Khabarovsk, Vladivostok,


    Kiev, Chernigov, Dnepropetrovsk, Donetsk, L'viv, Odessa, Sevastopol, Simpheropol, Zaporozhzhia and Yalta (resort on the Black Sea)


    Minsk, Gomel

Central Asia

    Alma-Aty, Bishkek, Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkandand and Urgench

Caucasus Area

    Tbilisi, Baku, Yerevan
We can endeavor to arrange your stay in any other city of the ex-USSR as well.

Links to Homestays in Mongolia and China
Homestay & horse riding in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Homestay in China.