Is it safe to travel to Russia right now?
In general, Russia is a safe country, especially if you’re traveling as a tourist to large cities (such as Moscow, St.
Petersburg, Vladivostok, etc.) or if you are making the Trans-Siberian route.
However, there are a number of risk areas in Russia, which is advisable not to travel to: The border with Ukraine.
How safe is Moscow for tourists?
In general, however, if you stick to the major streets and tourist/public areas, aren’t out alone at night, and just use some “street smarts” you should be fine. Quite possibly the two biggest safety risks in Moscow are the traffic and the dog packs. As large cities go Moscow is pretty safe.
Is it safe to visit Moscow 2019?
Generally speaking, Moscow today is safe as much as other cities in Europe, despite its problematic history with criminal activity in the 90s. However, if you’re planning on traveling to Moscow, keep in mind that you should always keep your guard up and remain aware of your surroundings, just in case.
Why is visiting Russia dangerous?
No Russia is not dangerous to visit. However it is a STRONGLY capitalist country in a way that people from Socialist countries in the west have forgotten. One aspect of this capitalism is that there are some kinds of petty crime that exploit naive people and foreigners tend to be INCREDIBLY naive.