Countries of the World

National Geographic Countries of the World: Russia

Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books
Visit Russia, the world’s largest country, spanning two continents. Review a vast national history, from the Tsars to the Soviet Union to today’s Russian Federation. Explore a richly diverse topography—coniferous forests, semideserts, steppes, tundra—with an array of climates to match. Meet the Russians, Tatars, Ukrainians, Bashkir, Chuvash, Chechens, and Armenians that comprise Russia’s population. Experience the wonders of Russian culture, from the Bolshoi Ballet to Tolstoy and Pushkin.

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