Russia map with states. This is a file from the wikimedia commons. And norway and finland to the north. The office of website management bureau of public affairs manages this site as a portal for information from the us. Belarus estonia latvia and ukraine to the west.
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Russia the worlds largest country obviously defies a brief description as it covers 9 time zones all climate zones except tropical with land that stretches almost halfway around the planet and a population of 138082178. Azerbaijan china georgia kazakhstan north korea lithuania mongolia and poland to the south. Russia is bordered by the arctic ocean. Infoplease is the worlds largest free reference site.
Dissected by the arctic circle it is a federal semi presidential republic. The russian republic was established immediately after the russian revolution of 1917 and became a union republic in 1922. The russian federation or russia is a country situated in northern eurasia. Commons is a freely licensed media file repository.
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