Russia

Susie

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Sources

  • I got my information from a book called Letters Home from Russia.
  • I also got some information from a book called Spotlight on Russia.


Other Sources


  • Kids Info Bits (On Miss Skaggs symbaloo)
  • World book Kids (On Miss Skaggs symbaloo)
  • Google (With Miss Skaggs permission)

Celebrations


  • January 7th
  • Christmas
  • January1-5
  • New Years Vacation
  • February 23rd
  • Defender of the Motherland Day
  • March 8th
  • International Women’s Day
  • May 1st
  • Spring and Labor Celebration
  • May 9th
  • Victory Day
  • June 12th
  • Russia Day
  • November 4th
  • Civil Unity Day

Art,Music,&Dance (Enter Tainment)

  • Every year in Russia, people paint eggs to celebrate Easter.
  • In every egg there is a surprise hidden inside the eggs.
  • They also painted samovar that was used to heat water for tea.
  • There is also a doll called matroyshka doll.
  • A matroyshka doll is a nesting doll that has a smaller-and smaller sized doll hidden inside.

Religion

  • Orthodox Christianity is Russia's largest religion with 75% of the population belonging to the Orthodox Christian denomination. Islam is professed by 5% of the population. Catholicism, Protestantism, Judaism and Buddhism are professed by 1% of the population each.

Language

  • They speak Russian.
  • They also sometimes speak English.

Food

  • Russians bake many kinds of cakes.
  • Borscht is Russia's favorite soup.
  • Borscht is made with beets.
  • Russia's Pancakes have sweet filling inside the pancakes.
  • In Russia they also make these donuts called Corot.

Famous People

  • Catherine the great (1729-1796) ruled as empress of Russia from 1762 until her death.
  • During her reign, Russia expanded greatly.
  • Catherine was born A German princess and promoted European.


  • Nicholas l (1796-1855) was czar of Russia from 1825 to 1855 and a member of the Romanov line of rulers.

Clothing

  • They wear dresses that are long are pretty.
  • They also wear clothes like black and neat

The Flag

  • Russia's flag is white blue and red if you look on the top you can see the flag.

Weather

  • The weather in Russia is chilly, sunny, hot, cold, and windy.

Interesting Infomation

  • Did you know that Russia is the first biggest country.

Any Questions

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