Russia

Carl Buse

Fast Facts

Continent - Europe

Capital - Moscow

Population - 142,423,773

Area - 6,601,665 sq. miles

Main Language - Russian

Main Religions - Christians, Muslims, Jews, and Buddhist.

Distance From Capital To Washington D.C. - 4,883.67 miles

Recreation

Russians have fun doing activities like soccer, volleyball, and basketball. Russian also like walking in parks and spend their time at dachas.(country side cottage)Russian families love to vacation activities, like camping, river rafting, and going to the beach. Many Russian men socialize by going to restaurants or bars and having a conversation about politics. Young Russians may spend time playing poker and work on crossword puzzles, they also often go to nightclubs. Russians also like playing computer games, they also play this popular game named "Mafia", where players role-play as civilians and mafia members, the civilians will try to figure out who is the Mafia member(s), this game was invented by a Russian university.

Goverment

The president of Russia serves as Head of State. Russia is a democratic republic, the Russian legislature is a bicameral. , the Federation Council which is the upper house, has 166 seats, members are chosen by officials . The State Duma, has 450 seats and members are chosen every 4 years by vote

Diet

Pork, sausage, and cheeses are expensive and popular in Russia. People In rural area eat more homegrown food.Borsch (made out of vegetable soup made with beets, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, and onion) is a popular food in Russia.

Citations


Russia : Diet. ProQuest, 2015. CultureGrams Online Edition. Web. 13 Nov. 2015.

Russia : Government. ProQuest, 2015. CultureGrams Online Edition. Web. 13 Nov. 2015.

Russia : Recreation. ProQuest, 2015. CultureGrams Online Edition. Web. 13 Nov. 2015.

What I want to see in Russia

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