Russia is the world’s biggest country with an area exceeding 17 million sq. km (6.5 million sq. miles). It occupies the east of Europe and the north of Asia, neighbouring 16 countries and having world’s longest land border about 60,000 km (over 37,000 miles). A quarter of world’s forests are concentrated in Russia, which is more than in any other country; their wide tracts stretch continuously from the western borders till the Pacific Ocean. Russia’s coasts are bathed by the waters of 12 seas; the country has dozens of thousands of rivers and about 2 million lakes, among which are the Caspian Sea, the biggest lake in the world, and Baikal, world’s deepest fresh-water lake. Among many other abundant game animals is a graceful Siberian Roe Deer which inhabits Kurgan region of Russia.

Amur Bear, European Bear,  Kamchatka Bear,  Sika Deer, Red Deer, Okhotsk Snow Sheep, Dagestan Tur,  Kuban Tur,  Mid-Caucasian Tur,  Caucasian Chamois


 Hunting season 

Amur Bear: May-September

 European Bear: August-November (the season may vary in different regions)

Siberian Bear: April-May, August-September

Kamchatka Bear: April-May, August-October

 Sika Deer: September-October (rut), October-November (driven hunt)

Red Deer: September-December

Okhotsk Snow Sheep: August

Kamchatka Snow Sheep, Koryak Snow Sheep: August-September

Kolyma Snow Sheep, Yakutia Snow Sheep: August-October

Dagestan Tur: April 15 – May 15, July 15 – December 25

Kuban Tur: July 1 – November 30

Mid-Caucasian Tur: April 15 – May 15, July 15 – December 25

Caucasian Chamois: August 1 – November 10 with the optimal period from September 1 to October 15