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.
When Russia fired on Ukrainian naval vessels, some say it was looking to rewrite the rules in the Sea of Azov and possibly elsewhere, just as China has done in the South China Sea.
Andrew Higgins. New York Times. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:41:15 GMT.
President Donald Trump is "not being truthful" and that could give Russia a way to exert leverage over him, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper warned Friday.
Newsmax. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:40:09 EDT.