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Check out our FX rates* to Russia

Easily transfer your EUR to RUB in minutes**.

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Send money to Russia from Germany your way

International money transfers to Russia are easy with Western Union. We have a variety of options to make your first and future transactions hassle free, whether using your bank account, credit card, or cash.

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Download our app on Google Play or App Store and transfer on the go, from virtually anywhere.

From a € 0 transfer fee*

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Log in or register for free and use our calculator tool to check out the current fees and exchange rates.

From a € 0 transfer fee*

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At our agent locations

Send money from Germany to Russia from a Western Union® location near you.

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Receive cash in Russia in minutes**

Did you know that there are hundreds of thousands Western Union® agent locations around the world? Money transfers to Russia can be quickly and conveniently picked up in cash at one of our agent locations close to your recipient.

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Transfer money to Russia easily

Even if you don't have a bank account, you can transfer money to Russia within minutes**. Online or in person, choose one of the following options to start your transaction.


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Online bank transfer (Sofort)

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Bank Account

Transfer money to a Russian bank account**.

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Cash Pickup

Available in minutes** at a Western Union® location near your receiver.

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Sending money to Russia regularly

Transferring money to Russia with Western Union® online or using our app is easy, fast and reliable. Save your recipient information for faster repeat transactions and track your transfer every step of the way.

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Send to a bank account in Russia

Send from your German bank account to a Russian bank account in just a few steps. We support all major banks including Sberbank, VTB, Gazprombank, Rosselkhozbank and Bank of Moscow.

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What currency can my receiver collect their transaction in?

Choose the most convenient way for your friends and family to pick up the transfer. Money transactions to Russia are available for collection in Russian Ruble and US Dollars.

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Quick online money transfers with Western Union

Nobody likes waiting, which is why you can send money to your receiver in minutes** for cash pick up at one of our Western Union® locations in Russia or to a bank account** within one to three business days.

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Transfer money to Russia from Germany - in just a few easy steps

Sending money to Russia from Germany is easy
Check out this video to see how quick, convenient and reliable transferring funds with Western Union really can be.

Be on the go and send money with the Western Union® app

Convenience at your fingertips, you can send money from virtually anywhere with our app. Check transfer fees and exchange rates, manage your contacts to make repeat sending easier and track your transfer all at once.

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Online money transfers to Russia made easy with WU.com

Around the clock and around the globe, you can access our site from any device on your browser and transfer money in just a few clicks or taps. To a partner bank account or for cash pickup available in minutes**.

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For frequent senders

Reap the rewards of your loyalty with Western Union and collect points every time you send money to Russia - and save on future transfer fees.

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How to send money to Russia - FAQs

Still have some questions about sending money to Russia?

How do I send money online to Russia?

Send online via our website or app and log in or register for free to get started. Creating a profile is simple; all we’ll need from you is your name, email and postal address, as well as the date and place of birth. Once you’ve confirmed your account, enter your transfer details and choose how the receiver should receive the funds in Russia; either cash or to their bank account. Pay for your transfer via a bank transfer, credit card or cash.

How can I receive money from Germany?

Your money can be paid out in cash at one of our Western Union® agent locations in Russia or sent to a partner bank account.

How long does it take for my money to arrive in Russia?

The duration of your money transfer to Russia depends on your payment method. Transferring to a Russian bank account usually takes 1-3 days and cash transfers can be with your recipient in minutes**.

What’s the maximum amount I can send to Russia?

You can send up to € 1,000 within your first five days of registering. If you want to send a larger sum of money then we’ll need to run some further identity checks (online or via video chat). Once verified, your sending limit will automatically increase to € 50,000 within a three day period.

How to send money to Russia online?

You can transfer to Russia from Germany using our app or WU.com, click here to find out how.

* Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

** Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.