IBAN code is not used in Russia, the account number includes only numeric characters. All banks in Russia have a SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications). You should know SWIFT of bank (Sberbank, VTB, Gazprombank, Tinkoff, Unicredit Russia, Promsvyazbank, Rosbank, Alfa bank) to send or receive money via a bank wire transfer.
What is needed to make an international bank transfer?
Name of the recipient / full name of the organization.
Beneficiary’s account number (in IBAN format – for EU countries).
Beneficiary bank SWIFT code, BIC or full name and address of the beneficiary bank.
Top Russian private banks are: Bank Otkritie, Alfa-Bank, Raiffeisen bank, Promsvyazbank, Credit Bank of Moscow, UniCredit, B&N Bank, Rosbank, BM-Bank, ROST BANK, Russian Standard Bank.