Travel Guide Thursdays: Russia

Planning a summer vacation? Perhaps you will find a Rampage player on your next trip. The Rampage has seen 293 players from all around the globe who have played with the Rampage at some point in the team’s nine-year history. Each Thursday throughout the offseason, sarampage.com will feature a location in which Rampage players call home.  The Rampage has had 188 players from Canada, 40 from Europe/other places around the world and 65 from the U.S. This week’s featured location is Russia in which six players call home.

Russia is the largest country in the world and borders 14 countries. It covers one eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area and its lakes contain nearly one quarter of the world’s fresh water.
Capital: Moscow
Government: Federal semi-presidential republic
Leaders: Dmitry Medvedev – President; Vladimir Putin – Prime Minister
Population: 142,905,200
Area: 6,592,800 square miles
Language: Russian
Currency: Ruble
Climate (in capital city): Winter average high - 32; Summer average high – 65

Top places to visit in Moscow:
The Kremlin
Red Square
State Tretyakov Gallery
Izmaylovo Market
Old Arbat Street
St. Basil’s Cathedral
Church of Christ the Savior
Bolshoy Theater
Moscow State University
Kuskovo Estate
Novodevichy Convent
Gorky Park

Top places to visit in St. Petersburg:
Hermitage Museum
Peterhof Palace
Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood
St. Isaac’s Cathedral
Catherine Palace
Peter and Paul Fortress
Bronze Horseman
Peter and Paul Cathedral
State Russian Museum
Mariinsky Theatre
Alexander Nevsky Monastery
Cathedral of Lady Kazan

Rampage players from Russia (by city):
Angarsk, Russia – Victor Uchevatov
Krasnokamsk, Russia – Igor Ulanov
Moscow, Russia – Enver Lisin
Moscow, Russia – Maxim Goncharov
Perm, Russia – Alexander Nikulin
Seversk, Russia – Vladimir Sapozhnikov


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