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.
The following articles provide more information about the proper noun Russia.
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.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, rejecting a call by Germany's chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts.
Reuters. Saturday, 16 Feb 2019 11:23:16 -0500.
In speeches and in private talks at the Munich Security Conference, Pence and Chancellor Angela Merkel laid out competing visions for how the West should address world crises. ...
Yahoo. Saturday, 16 Feb 2019 11:19:22 -0500.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that a hasty U.S. pullout from Syria runs the risk of strengthening the roles of Russia and Iran in the Middle East.
Radio Liberty. Saturday, 16 Feb 2019 11:15:16 +0000.
A federal judge on Friday issued a gag order for Roger Stone, the veteran political operative and former adviser to Donald Trump, as part of the Russia probe.
ABC News. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 18:59:05 -0500.
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Friday (Feb 15) she had been interviewed by the special counsel investigating Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
Straits Times. Saturday, 16 Feb 2019 04:54:16 +0800.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has been questioned by the special counsel investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Sky News. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 20:31:00 +0000.
Norway's foreign intelligence unit on Monday expressed renewed concerns that its GPS signals in the country's Far North were being jammed, as Oslo again blamed Russia for the "unacceptable" acts.
The Local. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 16:53:20 +0100.
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