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.
Two inmates are shown in the Russian jail being stripped and savagely beaten by uniformed officers wearing military fatigues, one who is nicknamed SS for his brutality.
Daily Mail. Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:20:22 GMT.
Executives of U.S. technology companies told lawmakers on February 23 that a recent breach of corporate and government networks was so sophisticated that a nation had to be behind it and said all the evidence points to Russia.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 24 Feb 2021 05:51:44 +0000.
Artemi Panarin is taking a personal leave of absence from the Rangers. The move comes after allegations surfaced in Russia that the winger was involved in a physical altercation with a woman in 2011.
ESPN. Mon, 22 Feb 2021 13:47:01 EST.
Russian authorities have notified the World Health Organization (WHO) that seven workers on a poultry farm in Russia got infected with the bird flu.
By Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 21 Feb 2021 12:35:52 -0500.