As I’ve mentioned several times, I lived in Russia for 4 months and loved it!
Here are a couple links if you want to know more about my experience or the program I volunteered with.
International Language Programs (ILP): www.ilp.org
My blog: www.paulinmoscow.blogspot.com
My spotlight on the ILP blog: http://blog.ilp.org/pauls-experience-volunteering-abroad-in-moscow-russia
My bucketlist (albeit – created half way through the experience): http://paulinmoscow.blogspot.com/2014/10/time-for-bucketlist.html