In the standard C-evo download, the \Tribes\Russians.tribe file (COLOR E70000) contains the following city names (listed here in the order in which an AI player applies them):

Name in game Real name (EN) Real name (RU or national language) Information Population


Date Founded (AD/CE)
Moskva Moscow Москва Capital of Russia (1389-1712; 1918-today);

The largest city in Russia and Europe,

9th place in the world;

1st Russian federal city.

11.92 1147
Sankt-Peterburg St. Petersburg (1914-1918 Petrograd;

1918-1992 Leningrad)




Capital of Russian Empire (1712-1918);

second largest city in Russia;

cultural capital of Russia;

2nd Russian Federal City.

4.99 1703
Kiev Kiev or Kyiv Киев (RU);

Київ (UK)

Capital of Ukraine (1917-1918; 1991-today)

and Russia [Kievan Rus] (882-1243);

third Russian capital;

biggest city of Ukraine

2.8 The exact date is not known

but Ukraine adopted 482.

Minsk Minsk Минск (RU); Мiнск (BY) Capital of Belarus (1917-1918; 1991-today);

The only city with a million inhabitants of Belarus.

1.92 1067
Odesa Odessa Одесса (RU); Одеса (UK) Ukrainian port in the Black Sea 1.02 1794
Sverdlovsk Yekaterinburg (1924-1991 Sverdlovsk) Екатеринбург;


One of the biggest Russian cities in Ural Region 1.35 1723
Vladivostok Vladivostok Владивосток The biggest Russian port in Paciic 0.6 1860
Novgorod Velikiy Novgorod (860-1999 Novgorod) Великий Новгород; Новгород Capital of Russia (864-882), second Russian capital (first is Ladoga - small villiage in Novgorod(skaya) Oblast). 0.22 860
Kharkov Kharkiv or Kharkov Харьков (RU); Харькiв (UK) One of the largest cities in East Ukraine 2.1 1552
Krasnojarsk Krasnoyarsk (XVII century - Krasny Yar) Красноярск; Красный Яр The most eastern city-millionaire of Russia 1.08 1628
Rostov-na-Donu Rostov-on-Don Ростов-на-Дону The biggest Russian port in Black Sea 1.13 1749
Kursk Kursk Курск Ancient Russian fortress;

During the Second World War, the Kursk battle took place nearby.

0.45 1032
Samara Samara (1935-1991 Kuibyshev) Самара; Куйбышев The top city of Russian Povolzhye (Volga Region) 1.17 1586
Magnitogorsk Magnitogorsk

(1743-1929 Stantitsa Magnitnaya)

Магнитогорск; Станица Магнитная One of the world centers of ferrous metallurgy.

It is the second, after Istanbul (Turkey) transcontinental city

(a fun fact: the inhabitants of the city live in Europe, and go to work in Asia).

0.42 1743 (railway station)

1929 (city)

Jaroslavl Yaroslavl Ярославль The most stable and best for living city of Russia according to critics. 0.61 1010
Novosibirsk Novosibirsk

(1893-1925 Novonikolaevsk)



Third largest city in Russia;

Capital of Siberia Region

1.6 1893
Omsk Omsk Омск One of the largest city in Siberia;

Capital of Russia (1918-1920), but of White Russia (Russian Republic 1918-1922), capital of Red Russia (RSFSR 1918-1922; USSR 1922-1991) is Moscow.

1.18 1782
Smolensk Smolensk Смоленск One of the oldest Russian cities. In ancient times is a fortress. 0.33 863
Perm Perm (1647-1723 Yegoshikhinsky Poschinok; 1723-1781 Yegoshikhinsky Medeplavilny Zavod [Yegoshihinsky Copper Smelting Plant]; 1940-1957 Molotov) Пермь;

Егошихинский Починок;

Егошихинский Медеплавильный завод;


Was named by historical region in Ancient Urals - Perm (maybe it is name for ancient Ugro-Finnic nation); one of the biggest cities in Urals. 1.05 1647
Voronezh Voronezh Воронеж One of the Medieval Russian fortress in Chernozemye (Land of the black earth); Homeland of the Russian Navy and the Russian Airborne Forces. 1.04 1586
Sevastopol Sevastopol(1783-1784, 1797-1826 Akhtiar) Севастополь, Ахт(и/i)ар (RU, UK) Non-official capital of Crimean Peninsula; 3rd Russian federal city, was Ukrainian in 1991-2014. 0.44 1783
Ufa Ufa Уфа (RU);

Өфө (Bashkir)

Capital of Bashkortostan Republic in Russia. 1.16 1574
Krivoy Rog Krivoy Rog or Kriviy Rig Кривой Рог (RU); Кривий Рiг (UK) One of the Ukrainian cities 0.63 1775
Niznij Novgorod Nizhny Novgorod (1932-1990 Gorky) Нижний Новгород; Горький Center for Automotive Industry in Povolzhye (Volga Region); In 1612, the center of the national militia against the Polish occupiers. Since then, the organizer of the victorious march Kuzma Minin and leader Dmitry Pozharsky are considered national heroes. 1.26 1221
Chelabinsk Chelyabinsk Челябинск Capital of Russian ferrous metallurgy, which gave rise to many jokes about the "harsh and hot Chelyabinsk workers." 1.2 1736
Dnipropetrovsk Dnipro or Dnepropetrovsk (1776-1796, 1802-1926 Yekaterinoslav; 1796-1802 Novorossiysk; 1926-2016 Dnipropetrovsk) Днепропетровск; (RU);

Днiпро (UK)

*(Only modern names are given, since in all the abundance of names one can get confused.)

One of the Ukrainian cities, whose name was changed during the Civil War in Ukraine. 0.99 1776
Donetsk Donetsk (1896-1924 Yuzofka;

1924-1929 Stalin;

1929-1961 Stalino)

Донецк; Юзовка; Сталин; Сталино (RU);

Донецьк; Юзівка; Сталін; Сталіно (UK)

One of the main centers of resistance of the new government (together with Lugansk) during the Civil War in Ukraine. One of the main areas of coal mining in Ukraine. 0.92 1869
Volgograd Volgograd (1589-1961 Tsaritsyn;

1925-1961 Stalingrad)

Волгоград; Царицын; Сталинград The city is known for the fact that it was in it during the Second World War that the largest battle - the Battle of Stalingrad - passed. Today in honor of this there stands a statue above the Statue of Liberty - "Motherland Calls!" 1.02 1589
Saratov Saratov Саратов One of the biggest cities in Nizhnye Povolgye (South part of Volga Region) 0.84 1590
Zaporizhzhya Zaporizhzhya(952-1921 Alexandrovsk) Запорожье; Александровск (RU);

Запорiжжя; Олександрівськ

Nearby was Zaporizhzhya Sich - the main center of resistance of Ukrainians in Poland. Later on the life of this capital of Ukrainian Cossacks will tell in his book "Taras Bulba" N.V. Gogol. 0.75 952
Lviv Lviv or Lvov Львов (RU); Львiв (UK) One of the most Polish cities in Ukraine. 0.73 1256
Toliatti Tolyatti(1737-1964 Stavropol) Тольятти; Ставрополь A major center of the automotive and chemical industry. 0.71 1737
Simbirsk Ulyanovsk (1648-1780 Sinbirsk; 1780-1924 Simbirsk) Ульяновск; Синбирск; Симбирск Russian fortress of the Renaissance era. Today it is named in honor of Lenin (his real surname is Ulyanov, Lenin is nickname) 0.62 1648
Izhevsk Izhevsk (1760-1918 Izhevsky Zavod; 1984-1987 Ustinov) Ижевск; Ижевский Завод; Устинов (RU); Иж кар (Udmurtic) Capital of Udmurtia Republic in Russian Federarion; Younger armory capital of Russia (Older is Tula (see below)) 0.65 1760
Krasnodar Krasnodar (Yekaterinodar 1793-1920) Краснодар; Екатеринодар Capital of Kuban Region (non-official Russian Region, named for Kuban river, it is capital of Russian tourism, there are many resorts, like Tuapse, Anapa, "Orlyonok" or Sochi) 0.88 1793
Chabarovsk Khabarovsk (1858-1884 Khabarovka) Хабаровск; Хабаровка Capital of Russian Far East 0.62 1858
Irkutsk Irkutsk Иркутск Near the city there is the most ancient, deep and clean lake of the planet - Baikal - a monument of Russian nature. 0.62 1661

Other cities:

  • Barnaul
  • Novokuzneck
  • Penza
  • Razan (a.k.a. Ryazan')
  • Orenburg
  • Lipeck (a.k.a. Lipetsk)
  • Naberezhnyje Chelny
  • Mykolayiv
  • Tula
  • Gomel
  • Tumen
  • Kemerovo
  • Mariupol
  • Astrachan
  • Tomsk
  • Kirov
  • Ivanovo
  • Luhansk
  • Bransk
  • Cheboksary
  • Tver
  • Nizhnij Tagil
  • Makiyivka
  • Murmansk
  • Mogilev
  • Kurgan
  • Archangelsk
  • Sochi
  • Vitebsk
  • Vinnytsya
  • Orel
  • Stavropol
  • Simferopol
  • Kaluga
  • Vladimir
  • Belgorod
  • Machachkala
  • Kherson
  • Cherepovec
  • Poltava
  • Saransk
  • Tambov
  • Chita
  • Vladikavkaz
  • Grodno
  • Vologda
  • Chernihiv
  • Brèst
  • Komsomolsk-na-Amure
  • Cherkasy
  • Sumy
  • Horlivka
  • Volzhskij
  • Kostroma
  • Taganrog
  • Zhytomyr
  • Petrozavodsk
  • Dzerzhinsk
  • Surgut
  • Orsk
  • Angarsk
  • Sterlitamak