I order stuff regularly to Kyrgyzstan and pretty much all of it goes through Russia. I joke with my wife about the tracking abyss. Ordered a tutoro oiler from England and got a play by play of where it was going. No less than 7-10 movements just in the UK, then it went Heathrow to Moscow...the last post said, "Tomoscova"(sic). A month and a half later it actually arrived!
9000 miles 'round the US riding two up on a ratted out 1985 Shadow 500 and now exploring Central Asia on a 1994 Honda Dominator...ride what you own where you are!