Yekaterinburg is located near the Ural Mountains dividing Europe and Asia. Distance between Yekaterinburg and Moscow is 1700 km. Yekaterinburg was founded about 350 years ago. Yekaterinburg is named after Catherine I, the wife of Peter I the Great. The last Russian tsar, Nicholas II, and his family were executed in Yekaterinburg. Yekaterinburg was renamed during the period of Bolshevik rule and was given back its original name in 1991. Please contact us to hire a Russian interpreter in Yekaterinburg.