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2 It is the largest country in the world. It is situated on two continents: Europe and Asia. The land of Russia varies greatly. We have thick forests and vast plains, high mountains and deep valleys. Our country is rich in rivers and lakes. Russia is a country without a climate because it has every possible climate from arctic in the north to subtropical in the south. Europe + Asia Russia is my native country.

3 There are lots of villages and towns in Russia famous for their specific crafts: painted boxes in Palekh, wooden tableware in Khokhloma and toys in Dymkovo. Russia has always been a country of mystery attractive for foreigners. Thousands of foreigners visit Russia to enjoy the typical Russian log houses, decorated with wood carvings.

4 Tourists like to visit old Russian towns and cities famous for their ancient architecture. They are especially attracted by Russian orthodox cathedrals, churches and monasteries. One of the most interesting old cities in Russia is Novgorod, or Novgorod the Great, as it was called in the old times. Of course, every foreigner should visit Moscow and St. Petersburg. They are the largest cities in Russia and some of the most beautiful cities in the world. There are also a lot of Hero-cities such as Volgograd, Novorossiysk and others which are worth visiting too. Novgorod the Great Moscow St. Petersburg HERO CITIES Volgograd Novorossiysk

5 There is a lot to see in Russia, but first of all, foreign tourists visit the capital of our country, Moscow, its economic and cultural centre. They dream of visiting Red Square, which is called the heart of Moscow and of Russia. The most attractive monument of Red Square is St. Bazil’s Cathedral. It is a real masterpiece of Russian architecture. MOSCOW

6 If you come to Moscow for the first time, you should by all means visit the Kremlin. There you can see old cathedrals, the State Kremlin Palace, the Tsar Cannon and the Tsar Bell, the biggest cannon and bell in the world. The main Kremlin Tower, the Spasskaya Tower, has become the symbol of the country. Not far from the Alexandrovsky Gardens there is St. Saviour’s Cathedral with its huge gilded dome. Foreigners are usually surprised by the number of churches and cathedrals in and around the city. There are also a lot of beautiful palaces, old mansions and monuments in Moscow.

7 Of course, every foreigner should visit St. Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia and one of the most splendid cities in the world. The Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Peter-and-Paul Fortress, and the Admiralty Building attract thousands of tourists from every corner of the world. Petersburg’s many museums house some of the world’s most famous art collections. The Hermitage and the Russian Museum, for example, contain the richest collections of pictures in the world. The city is called the Northern Venice, because there are 65 rivers, branches and canals there with artistically decorated bridges. It’s also famous for its beautiful white nights. ST PETERSBURG

8 There are a lot of wonders in Russia. But it is true to say that Russia is famous for its people. Russian people are clever and talented. We can name a lot of outstanding Russians who are well-known all over the world. Most of the Russians are open and hospitable people. They love to sit down and have a nice long chat. When foreign guests leave Russia practically everybody agrees that Russian people are wonderful.


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