Russia is the world’s largest country by area. It covers 17 million square kilometers, accounting for more than one ninth of Earth’s area.
Russia has the world’s longest railway. The Trans-Siberian spans nearly the whole country.
Russia is in both Europe and Asia: one quarter of its territory is in Europe and three quarters in Asia.
In Moscow there are more billionaires than in any other Russian city. It has 73 billionaires and ranks behind only New York (82) and Hong Kong (75)
Russians are the world’s fourth alcohol consumers behind Belarus, Moldova and Lithuania.
Russia’s Lake Baikal is the deepest in the world and contains about 20% of the world’s unfrozen fresh water.
Russian leaders have some interesting creative pursuits. Mikhail Gorbachev recorded an album of romantic ballads and Vladimir Putin has a judo DVD.
It is Oymyakon village in Russia, the coldest inhabited place on Earth On 6th February 1933, minimum temperature was -67.8 °C.
Russia shares a border with 14 countries, no other country has as many borders.
You think Russia and USA are so far from each other? This countries are merely 4km apart.