Discover the Rich History of the Volga — Russia’s Legendary River

Together with centuries of European music and literary works, the legendary Volga is celebrated in the song of the Volga boatmen.

Europe’s longest river, the Volga remains a big influence in Russian history. It is a region where the cradle of Indo-European culture began more than 7,000 years ago. Throughout medieval times, the river served as a major…