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Russia Made by Yaroslav Titov Form 6 A Teacher: R. S. Miroshnichenko
Russia is very large in size. It covers more that 17 million square kilometres. It is the largest country in the world. Russia stretches across both Europe and Asia. The population of Russia is about 150 million people. The country washed by the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and Arctic Ocean.
And our country washed by Baltic Sea, Black Sea, White Sea and others. There are 12 seas wash our country.
Russia is very rich in mineral resources, such as gold, oil and gas.
The Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world.
Moscow is the capital of Russia. It was founded by Prince Yury Dolgoruky in 1147. The population of Moscow is about 9 million people.
Moscow is the industrial, cultural and political centre of the country. It is the seat of the Russian Government.
The oldest theatre of opera and ballet in our country is the Bolshoi Theatre. The best ballet performances and Russian and foreign operas are performed in this theatre.
The Moscow State University is well known in Russia. It was founded by M. V. Lomonosov in 18 th century and now bears his name. The university is so high that one can see it from different parts of the city.
The Moscow underground is one of the best in the world. It connects the centre of the city with almost all districts and suburbs of Moscow.
The heart of Moscow is the Kremlin. It is an outstanding monument of Russian history and culture. It’s walls are 2 kilometres in length and have 20 towers.
At the foot of the Bell-Tower of Ivan the Great there is Tzar-Bell and the Tzar- Cannon. The Tzar-Bell weighs 200 tons. It is the largest bell in the world.
Beside the Spasskaya Tower of the Kremlin there is the Cathedral of Saint Basil, built in 1555-1561 by great Russian architects Barma and Postnik.
The Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow is one of the world’s richest museums, a treasure-house of the finest works of Russian art. This collection was founded by Pavel Tretyakov.
In 1892 Pavel Tretyakov donated his picture Gallery to the city of Moscow together with the building in which it was housed. The famous paintings of many outstanding Russian artists are collected in the Tretyakov Gallery.
One of the most beautiful cities in Russia and in the world is St. Petersburg. It was founded by Peter the Great in 1703. St. Petersburg was the capital of Russia from 1712 till 1918. The city is situated on the Neva River. The population is about 5 million people.
Petersburg is a big cultural center of Russia. It is famous for old architectural monuments and museums.
The Hermitage is the most important artistic museum in Russia. It occupies the Winter Palace and three other buildings.
Nevsky Prospect is the main street of the city. There is the remarkable Kazan Cathedral.
Here in prospect one can see the building of the Admiralty and an ensemble of the Alexander Nevsky Lavra.