Name Of Tour

Sputnik Team

Alexander Kim

CEO & cofounder

He founded in February 2012 and ever since has been managing the project. Alexander moved from Kazakhstan to St. Petersburg 7 years ago and got his degrees in Computer Science and Economics from St Petersburg State University. Alexander is a perfect strategist, he enjoys the feeling of freedom and creativity that the project brings to people. He himself just loves travelling. He visited more than 40 countries; Asia is his top-priority destination now. He started his exploration of the region by discovering the most authentic Uzbek canteens on Vasilyevsky island in St. Petersburg. If you feel like tasting a bit of real Asia in the heart of St Petersburg you are welcome to join his tour on

Alina Afanasyeva

City manager of Moscow & Moscow Region

City manager of Moscow & Moscow Region Despite being a native Muscovite, she has been studying in French Communication and Journalism School (CELSA) in Paris and living in the South of France. Alina has traveled throughout Europe and North America. She joined in May 2013. Alina likes studying, dreams of visiting Brazil and Japan and wants peace for the whole world! As a true Muscovite, she knows all secret vintage boutiques in Moscow and is happy to show them during her tour to Izmaylovsky flea market.