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.
A proposed new law to create a "uniform federal database" in Russia infringes on the right to privacy and weakens protection of personal data for the country's entire population, Human Rights Watch says.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 26 May 2020 19:55:08 +0000.
Richard Grenell has declassified a new batch of Russia probe documents on his way out as acting director of national intelligence, leaving the decision on whether to make those files public up to newly sworn-in Director John Ratcliffe.
Brooke Singman. Fox News. Tue, 26 May 2020 16:06:45 GMT.
Russia has begun building a prototype of its first stealth bomber which should be completed next year, the state-controlled TASS news agency reported on Tuesday, citing two sources in the military-industrial complex.
Reuters. Tue, 26 May 2020 11:40:16 -0400.