Russia by: Amber Ferrell

then and now

Russia's location

Russia is located in eastern Europe and northern Asia. Russia is the largest country in the world. The country stretches for over 4,000 km; from west to east.

country facts

abbreviation: RU

Capital: Moscow

Largest city: Moscow

Area: 17 098.242 thousand square km

Population: 143.5 million

Russia's history

Over the years, Russia has been governed by a czar and has been communist. Russia's revolution was in 1917- 1924. Russia was also involved in both world wars. Russia is still recovering from being communist government, and Russia's government is getting a better economy.

Russia's industry and agriculture

Russia's agriculture suffered a major setback after the disintegration of the soviet union. but, today the agriculture in Russia is growing at a fast rate. also, agriculture provides the most employment. Russia is mostly an industrial economy.

People/ culture

Russia's has a rich culture in ballet, painting, and classical music. Russian is the official language of Russia, but many people speak English. Most people in Russia are Orthodox church. Russia also has well-known traditional foods.