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Cannot read Russian? Told to take a map? Don't forget cyrillic. At speed, a traveller on the Moscow metro has to pay attention or could miss their exit.  Wanting  to go from Dostoevskaya to red square?  On one line (say, a green line) the next station will be Trubnaya - but will that be what is seen as the train flashes by on the wall of the station as looking out the train window? No.  It will say: Трубная. 


So on a metro, with no cyrillic map because can't read maps, don't like maps, or got the latin alphabet map from the train station or a hotel? Stand up and go over and look at the map on the inside of the train wall which should have both latin and cyrillic alphabet, and either: 1) Count the exits to the stop (looking at the latin names) or 2) write down the first few letters of the cyrillic words on a piece of paper: then it might be much more easy to understand the stations without having to rely on counting the exits until arriving.


 - Katrina Wood