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Russian cities are cities that can be founded by the Russian civilization in Civilization V and its expansions. The first city founded is the Capital5 Capital, and the names of future cities are chosen in the order they appear on the list below.

The names listed are default names; players can change their cities' names if they choose.

Founding Order City Name Notes
1 Moscow (Москва) Current capital and largest city; home of the Kremlin
2 St. Petersburg (Санкт-Петербург) Second largest city and former imperial capital; home of the Hermitage
3 Novgorod (Новгород) One of the oldest Russian cities; formerly the easternmost member of the Hanseatic League
4 Rostov (Ростов) There are two Rostovs: Rostov-on-Don (Ростов-на-Дону) and Rostov Veliky ("Veliky" mean "The Great") (Ростов Великий). The first is a large port at the mouth of the Don River, the latter in the past was the capital of the Rostov principality.
5 Yaroslavl (Ярославль) Founded by Yaroslav the Wise, a prince of Kievan Rus'
6 Yekaterinburg (Екатеринбург) Named after Katherine I by Peter the Great; important industrial center on Ural Mountains
7 Yakutsk (Якутск) One of the coldest cities in the world
8 Vladivostok (Владивосток) Principal port in the Russian Far East, located by the Sea of Japan
9 Smolensk (Смоленск) In the past an ancient Russian fort, today a city
10 Orenburg (Оренбург) Ancient fortress, one of the most important strategic points during the Pugachev uprising.
11 Krasnoyarsk (Красноярск) The most eastern city of Russia with a population of more than one million.
12 Khabarovsk (Хабаровск) Second-largest city in the Russian Far East, located on Amur River
13 Bryansk (Брянск) Ancient fortress, today - city.
14 Tver (Тверь) In the times of the Tatar-Mongolian Yoke, Tver was a rival of Moscow for a label on the Grand Duchy.
15 Novosibirsk (Новосибирск) Third-largest city; located on important Trans-Siberian routes, large center of science and industry
16 Magadan (Магадан) Famous for its golden mines and harsh climate
17 Murmansk (Мурманск) Important ice-free port of northern Russia
18 Irkutsk (Иркутск) Largest city in eastern Siberia, located on the shores of Lake Baikal
19 Chita (Чита) Town near Baikal lake.
20 Samara (Самара) One of the largest cities on the Volga.
21 Arkhangelsk (Архангельск) The first Russian sea port
22 Chelyabinsk (Челябинск) One of the main metallurgical cities in Russia.
23 Tobolsk (Тобольск) First Russian city in Siberia.
24 Vologda (Вологда) The city in the north of European Russia.
25 Omsk (Омск) One of the biggest cities of Siberia
26 Astrakhan (Астрахань) Port on Caspian Sea
27 Kursk (Курск) The city in the European part of Russia.
28 Saratov (Саратов) One of the largest cities in Russian South.
29 Tula (Тула) In the past an ancient Russian fort, today a city and center of military industry
30 Vladimir (Владимир) Just like Novgorod and Kiev was in the past the capital of Russia.
31 Perm (Пермь) The city is a millionaire in the Urals.
32 Voronezh (Воронеж) The smallest city in Russia with a population of more than a million people.
33 Pskov (Псков) It was founded by the colonists from Novgorod.
34 Starayarussa (Старая Русса) A small town in the north of European Russia.
35 Kostroma (Кострома) The city, located northeast of Moscow, is known for its well-developed textile industry, as well as the neighboring city of Ivanovo.
36 Nizhniy Novgorod (Нижний Новгород) In this city in 1612, a local merchant Kuzma Minin collected at his own expense a second people's militia, which was able to drive Poles from Moscow. The city is famous for its automobile plant GAZ.
37 Suzdal (Суздаль) One of the oldest cities in Russia, which retained its much more ancient monuments than most cities of Kievan Rus, such as Kiev.
38 Magnitogorsk (Магнитогорск) The only city in Russia that is located both in Europe and Asia. Known for its mineral deposits.
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