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An audited, open source VPN for Russia

Proton VPN offers multiple servers in Russia with connection speeds up to 10 Gbps. Bypass content restrictions and safeguard your online privacy with a secure, no-log VPN.

  • Protect your data with strong encryption
  • Defeat regional blocks and access censored content
  • Prevent government surveillance

Why use Proton VPN in Russia?

Choosing privacy shouldn’t mean compromising your online experience. We created Proton VPN to make security easy and fast, so you can use the internet like normal and keep your data private.

Stay safe online

Proton VPN offers advanced security features, like our Secure Core architecture that uses hardened VPN servers, to protect you from surveillance and attacks.

Keep your browsing private

Proton VPN encrypts your connection so that network administrators and internet providers can’t monitor your online activity.

Bypass censorship

Use Proton VPN to connect to VPN servers in different countries to access websites, news stories, and other content that is being blocked locally.

High-speed VPN

Our unique VPN Accelerator technology can increase your VPN speed by over 400%, especially over unstable internet connections.

Open source apps 

Our VPN apps are open source, meaning anyone can check their code and see how they operate. This makes it easier to find and fix potential vulnerabilities.

Get a Russian IP address

Browse the internet as though you are in Russia no matter where you are by connecting to one of our secure Russia VPN servers.

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Get a secure and private VPN in Russia

Millions of journalists, activists, and people worldwide use Proton VPN to access the uncensored internet. Easily connect to any of our 16 servers in St. Petersburg to access blocked content and protect your privacy.Access over 1,400 servers in over 60 countries

Connect to VPN servers in three easy steps

  • Step 1

    Sign up for Proton VPN with our 30-day money-back guarantee.

  • Step 2

    Download the Proton VPN app on your device. We support all major platforms, including macOS, Windows, iOS, Android, Linux, Chromebook, and more.

  • Step 3

    Connect to a Russia server to surf the internet with ease, privacy, and security.

More reasons to connect to Proton VPN servers in Russia

Privacy-first VPN protection

Using Proton VPN lets you protect your privacy with multiple layers of security. We use only VPN protocols with no known vulnerabilities at their highest encryption settings to protect your privacy. If your VPN connection is lost for any reason, our built-in kill switch will automatically block all network traffic, keeping your device’s true IP address private even when the VPN is disconnected.

A trustworthy and transparent VPN

Proton has been recommended by the United Nations and is supported by the European Commission. We are proud to be the VPN of choice for activists, NGOs, journalists, and millions of people around the world who want to be able to choose who has access to their data.

High-speed connections with VPN Accelerator

Proton VPN offers unparalleled speed performance thanks to our use of a combination of 10 Gbps servers, advanced VPN protocols like WireGuard, and VPN Accelerator technology that can improve your browsing speeds over long-distance connections by over 400%.

Comprehensive VPN security

Proton VPN offers advanced security features to prevent online attackers from being able to monitor your online activity. Using our Secure Core feature, you can route your traffic through hardened VPN servers in countries with strong data protection laws before connecting to a second VPN server. This protects your online activity from advanced network attacks.

Open source and independently audited

We believe in transparency, so all our apps are 100% open source, meaning that anyone can review our code. We have also commissioned independent security professionals to audit our apps so you can see an expert’s evaluation, which you can find on our website.

What others say about Proton VPN


"It places an enormous emphasis on security and user privacy, and has an excellent client that's very easy to use."

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"It places an enormous emphasis on security and user privacy, and has an excellent client that's very easy to use."

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a VPN in Russia?

If the country or area you live in suffers regular internet blocks or online censorship, then a VPN could make a big difference. Proton VPN makes it easy for you to connect to the global internet and access content that has been censored locally. It also encrypts your internet connection and DNS queries, so your internet provider cannot see what websites you visit.

How do I get a VPN in Russia?

You can connect to Proton VPN in Russia and protect your online privacy by following three simple steps:

Should I use a VPN if I live in Russia?

Russia has a long history of censoring parts of the internet, including Google and social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. You can use a VPN to bypass these types of blocks and access the uncensored internet.