Books in Elista

Teegin Gera

This bookstore sells the combined Elista street map and map of the republic (R80); it also has various books on Kalmyk culture and Buddhism.
Books in Nizhny Novgorod


A good selection of maps and local guidebooks, and some books in foreign languages.
Books in Saratov

Dom Knigi

This bookstore has good city maps and lots of reference books in Russian.
Books in Samara


Come here for books (mostly Russian) and maps; it’s located on the 3rd floor.
Books in Kazan

Dom Knigi

Come here for maps and books in Russian.