Welcome to Moscow, the capital of the USSR - or, if it fits your travel plans better, we can catch up with you at the airport of St. Petersburg. You may wish to arrive a day ahead for optional tours in Moscow/St. Petersburg. We will arrange visit of the top attractions of your choice.
In the afternoon, take a short flight to Volgograd (ex-Stalingrad) and transfer to your hotel. Evening free at leisure to trace the reflections of the Soviet empire in architecture and street names in the downtown.
It's of course important to make a photo to remember. However please do not try to repeat this shot. It is actially illegal in Russia to develop a flag of a foreign country at the Req Square in Moscow. There is, indeed, a special law prohibiting this simple tourist action.