Russia Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Eating with a fork in the left hand and the knife in the right is standard, but many people use... More
  • Family: Because housing is difficult to obtain, young couples often live with their parents for some time. It is the normal... More
  • Fashion: Russian clothing styles are essentially the same as in Europe, but with the younger generation following the latest trends, and... More
  • Visiting: Russians have special rituals for greeting guests. It is considered bad luck to greet a guest while standing in the... More

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Capital Moscow
Government Type federation
Population 142,500,482
Total Area 6,601,631 Square Miles
17,098,242 Square Kilometers
Location North Asia bordering the Arctic Ocean, extending from Europe (the portion west of the Urals) to the North Pacific Ocean
Language Russian (official), many minority languages

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