- I got my information from a book called Letters Home from Russia.
- I also got some information from a book called Spotlight on Russia.
- Kids Info Bits (On Miss Skaggs symbaloo)
- World book Kids (On Miss Skaggs symbaloo)
- Google (With Miss Skaggs permission)
- January 7th
- 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.
- 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.
- They speak Russian.
- They also sometimes speak English.
- 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.
- 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.
- They wear dresses that are long are pretty.
- They also wear clothes like black and neat
- Russia's flag is white blue and red if you look on the top you can see the flag.
- The weather in Russia is chilly, sunny, hot, cold, and windy.
- Did you know that Russia is the first biggest country.
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