Russia is the largest country in the world, extending from Eastern Europe throughout Northern Asia to the Bering Strait in contact with North America.


A delegate from Russia was member of the International Confederation of Wizards, and participated in the meeting held at the Magical Congress of the United States of America on 6 December 1926.[1]

Magical education

Koldovstoretz is a Russian School of Witchcraft and wizardry.

Magical creatures

  • The Hag is native to Russia.
  • The Nogtail can be found in Russia.
  • The Pogrebin is native to Russia.

The ashwinder, basilisk, bundimun, chizpurfle, clabbert, fairy, flobberworm, ghoul, hippogriff, jobberknoll, kneazle, merpeople, mooncalf, plimpy, puffskein, salamander, streeler, werewolf and winged horse are all found worldwide.

Known residents

  • Petrova Porskoff — Petrova Porskoff was a Russian Chaser and the presumed inventor of the Porskoff Ploy.
  • Babayaga — She was a Russian Hag who regularly ate children for breakfast, and presumably lunch and dinner as well. She lived in a hut that stood on giant chicken legs.


It is presumed that Russia had its own Quidditch team and league, as Petrova Porskoff, Chaser and inventor of the Porskoff Ploy, was Russian.

Behind the scenes


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