Russia is a proper noun. Russia is (1) a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia an others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991, (2) a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state, (3) formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia.
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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.
This address locator map can help you find points of interest throughout Russia. You will also find information and links to a relief map and travel guide for Russia.
Dominating the northern half of Eurasia, Russia and its vast natural and cultural wonders are attracting visitors from around the world. The western part of the country, with its traditional ties to Europe, provides a tremendous cultural and historical venue. East of the Urals, along the seemingly interminable trans-Siberian railway, lies the Russian heartland.
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 Finland is home to five million people and one of the largest countries in Europe. Finland is about 700 miles long and bordered by Sweden, Norway, 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 lone attacker detonated an explosive device, then opened fire at his classmates, in the deadliest school assault in Russia since the Beslan massacre in 2004.
Neil Macfarquhar. New York Times. Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 19:29:09 GMT.
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