Russia•It is the biggest country in theentire world and it is twice the sizeof the united states.•Located in Asia and Europe.•Capital is Moscow.
Russian Flag• Red stands for love and courage.• White stands for nobility.• Blue stands for honesty.• Russians have only had their national anthem for 9 years.
Borders• Asia- China, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan.• Europe- Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Belarus, and Ukraine.• Oceans- Arctic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean.
Land Environment• The lower Ural mountains in Russia divide it from the Asian and the European regions.• Winters are as long as from November to march except in Siberia where the winters can be as long as nine months.• Urban apartments are not as big as regular homes but they are very good for a family of three or less.• You can find a lot of oil, natural gas, coal, diamonds and precious metals.
Holidays• New Year’s day is the most popular in this country.• Except Christmas is on January 7th instead of December 25th.• Victory Day is on May 9th that celebrates the end of world war 2!
Lakes and Rivers• The 4 largest rivers in Russia are Lena, Ob, Volga, and Yenisei.• They are 4 of the largest rivers in the world as well.• The deepest fresh water lake in Russia is Baikal.
Sports• Russia has many sports but Hockey is the main sport or most popular.• You might know a very good NHL player in hockey, his name is Alex Ovechkin.• They can’t do many sports because of their long winters.
Disease• Russia has very good well trained doctors but sometimes the doctors don’t have the tools to save the people who are sick or injured.• Cancer is the most popular disease in Russia, especially lung disease because there are a lot of smokers• Medical care is free.
Marriage• People in Russia can only marry in a wedding palace.• In Russia the divorce rate is very high!• They don’t believe in that kind of commitment for that long.
Famous people• In 1972-1725 Peter The Great was the emperor of Russia.• The national anthem in Russia was by Alexander Alexzandrov in 1944 and was adopted by the Russians in 2001.• Kavalchuk a left winger from New Jersey Devils.
Transportation• Russia has cars and they have grown a lot since the 1980’s.• People usually use public transportation but taxis are very expensive in Russia.• They don’t use bikes a lot because of their long winters.
Education• Education is optional for students between ages 6-17.• Russia has 33 Cyrillic letters that sound similar to America’s alphabet.• Some of the students in America are studying foreign languages like English, French, German, and Spanish.
Food• In Russia soup is the most common thing to eat there.• When the Russians are entertained they put more food on the table that shows them abundance or a lot of.• Not much to eat in Russia.
Fun Facts• Russia is also 6,601,668 square miles!• The distance from Moscow to Washington D.C. in America it is approximately 4887.67miles away.• Russia’s population is 140 million and is shrinking by 0.47 percent every year.