Russia is the largest country in the world by size; extending from Eastern Europe to the Bering Strait and Pacific Ocean, the country stretches across the entire breadth of the continent of Asia.


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]

Sometime in the 2010s, the Statute of Secrecy Task Force had to return a Hag to Russia that had be trapped by a Confoundable caused by the Calamity.[2]

Magical education

Koldovstoretz is a Russian School of Witchcraft and wizardry.

Magical creatures

Native to Russia

The following creatures are native to Russia:


The following creatures were all found worldwide:

Known residents

  • Petrova Porskoff — Petrova Porskoff was a Russian Chaser and the presumed inventor of the Porskoff Ploy.[3]
  • 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.[4]

Behind the scenes

  • In discussing the Pentagram Office meeting scene in the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, actor Colin Farrell - who portrayed Percival Graves - praised costume designer Colleen Atwood's attention to detail: "There must have been two hundred actors and extras all in the different costumes. Wizards from Hungary, from Mongolia, from Russia, from Thailand, from Ireland, and from Pakistan. It was amazing. They all had culturally relevant garb but with a little wizarding flourish."[1]


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