Have you ever been to Russia before? If not, St. Petersburg is a great city to explore. It can be the starting point for your other Russian travels or you can go on a short city trip. Although you can easily spend 4 or 5 days in and around St.
St Petersburg, Russia, Moika boats bridge at Neva. Going by the Winter Palace on each side of the canal. This leads to the Neva River. These boats provide an excellent city overview even if you don't know Russian.