The ninth most populated nation in the world with more than 142 million inhabitants With a population density of 8.7(people per sq. km) in ("PopulationPyr…)
The defeat in Russo-Japanese war of contributed greatly to the revolution of Then the great lose of the Russian Army during WWI lead to a new imperial household in 1917, lead by Vladimir Lenin to later form the USSR. politicians/photo11
A socioeconomic system Based on common ownership of the means of production, characterized by the absence of classes, money and the state. Including social, political, and economic ideology that moves to aim the social order. ("." Central Intelligence A…)
Joseph Stalin, born , ruled the Union from Strengthen pride and Dominance in Russia about the Soviet Union but stagnated the Soviet economy and society.
Was leader of the Soviet Union Tried to introduce openness and restructuring Inadvertently released troops, leading to a splintering of 14 other independent republics in December
Russia has since shifted its post-Soviet democratic ambitions in favor of a centralized semi-authoritarian state in which the leadership seeks to legitimize its rule through managed national elections populist appeals by President Putin economic growth continues to occur
From the statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, Russia’s total Gross Domestic Product added up to $2.553 trillion in
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Russia exports up to million dollars in US economists-pick-research.hktdc.com
Imports a average of 27,149,000,000 USD monthly
1 Russian Ruble equals to US Dollar › XE Currency Converter eastbook.eu
Irrigated land: 43, 460 sp. km (2008) Permanent crops: sp. km Arable land: sp. km Main crops Wheat, pasture grasses, Tobacco, Cotton, and Mixed farming maps.nationmaster.com
Vast forest and tundra in Siberia, broad plain with low hills west of Urals, uplands and mountains in southern border regions.
The range can steppe in the south of European Russia through humid continental Tundra climate in the polar north Subarctic in Siberia maps.unomaha.edu
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The 6 th largest city proper in the world Situated on the Moskva River in the Central Federal District served by an extensive transit network, which includes four international airports, nine railway terminals, and one of the deepest underground metro systems in the world
St. Petersburg First came under Russia’s control in May Peter moved the capital from Moscow to St. Petersburg, until when Peter II moved the capital back. Has over 230 places associated with Lenin
One of the first buildings built in St. Petersburg Started in 1702 by Peter I During the Revolution in February 1917, the fortress was attacked by mutinous soldiers and prisoners of the war were freed in the process.
The official language of Russia is Russian. It being the only official language throughout the country.
multi-ethnic and multi-faith nation
Life expectancy in Russia is 59 years for men and 73 years for women.
Kasha A type of porridge made from different grains Pelmeni Dumplings consisting of a filling of mainly pork, beef, and sometimes mutton wrapped in thin, unleavened dough.
January New Year (the biggest Russian holiday) January 7 - Christmas (Orthodox Christmas) January 14 - Old New Year February 14 - St. Valentine's Day February 23 - Defender of the Motherland Day March 8 - International Women's Day, March 8th Vocabulary May 1 - May Day May 9 - Victory Day June 12 - Russia Day November 4 - National Unity Day April 12 - Cosmonautics Day Sunday, varies - Orthodox Easter
Originally named Red Army Day to celebrate new beginning from the first mass draft into the Red Army Renamed in 1949 to ‘Soviet Army and Navy Day’ Changed again to the name It is given now by Russian President Vladmir Putin in Feb. 23
Celebrate the respect, appreciation and love towards women, a celebration for women's economic, political, and social achievements A mixture of Mother’s Day and Valentines Day March 8
Double burden Pay way significantly lowers then man; women engineer gets paid 40 cents less then male engineer Sexual harassment
Large private business sectors emerging Free-market competition Forcing companies to increase innovation, productivity, motivation, and efficiency Work like a “slave in the galley” customs-union-experts eng/
Russian weddings are celebrated on a grand scale Celebration and thoroughness of preparation are only limited by the financial situation Some couples choose to adopt western traditions, including the priest, marriage vows, staged shows and special tents for guests. httpmasterrussian.com/Russian culture/russian_wedding.htm://
Summer: Football, Basketball, Motor biking, motor speed racing, and other extreme sports Winter: Hockey, Skining, Chess
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