Russia is located on the Eurasian landmass. It is the largest country in the world, and its inhabitants account for about 2.86 percent of Eurasia's population. Russia's population density is about 21.8 persons per square mile. The Russian Federation, as it is officially known, was formed in 1991, after the collapse of the USSR. Bounded by several European countries to its west, by the Pacific Ocean to its east, and by the Arctic Ocean to its north, Russia is populated by many ethnic groups including ethnic Russians, who comprise about eighty percent of the population.
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Russia occupies the entire area of northern Asia and a portion of northeastern Europe. The Ural Mountains divide European Russia in the west from the Siberian Plain located in the east.
The national flag of the Russian Federation is a simple design of wide horizontal bands of white, blue, and red from top to bottom. This current flag is actually the original design.
Find a helpful topographical map of central Asia including Afghanistan, Pakistan, and other central Asian countries as well as and parts of China, India, Mongolia, and Russia.
The country of Norway is located in the western and northern areas of Scandinavia and borders Finland, Sweden, and Russia. Mountains, glaciers, and lakes comprise about 70% of the country.
The Kremlin on Monday declined to comment on media reports that Russia planned to soon supply Syria with S-300 missile systems, but said a Western missile strike on Syria had soured the atmosphere in the region. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:19:07 -0400.
Russia and Pakistan have held their first national security advisers-level bilateral talks in Moscow, focusing on prospects for closer cooperation in defense, space, cyber security, nuclear, intelligence-sharing as well as trade. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:30:27 -0400.
The "eternal investigations" into Russian election interference should stop if no evidence of collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign has been uncovered, according to CNN national security analyst Mike Rogers said Monday.
Newsmax. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:26:28 EDT.
MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) - As OPEC's efforts to balance the oil market bear fruit, U.S. producers are reaping the benefits - and flooding Europe with a record amount of crude.
Reuters. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:23:10 -0400.
Russia said on Saturday the United States was trying to fence off Russians with a 'visa wall' after two Bolshoi ballet dancers were refused visas to perform in New York.
Daily Mail. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:20:32 +0100.