Russian Geographical Society (RGS)

The Russian Geographical Society, established by supreme order of Nicholas I of Russia in 1845, is one of the oldest geographical societies in the world. Since its foundation and until present, the Society is a unifying force for specialists in geography and related sciences, as well as for travelers, public figures and all those who seek to know Russia better and to preserve its natural wealth. The Russian Geographical Society’s key activities are expeditions, research, education and awareness-raising, environment protection, publishing and grant activities, youth work.

Member category Nongovernmental Organizations
Country Russian Federation
Area Asia and the Pacific
Head Sergey Shoygu
Focal Point title Deputy Executive Director
Focal Point Ilya Gurov
Alternate Focal Point title Director of Projects and Analytics Department
Alternate Focal Point Olga Tsareva
Address Novaya Ploshchad, 10, bld. 2, Moscow, 109012, Russian Federation
Telephone 0074952252760
Email 2
Electoral Group Asia and the Pacific Major Groups
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