Wednesday, February 5, 2014

-Russia is the largest country on earth in regards to land area!
-There are 9 time zones in Russia!
-Unlike some other European countries Russian’s drive on the right side of the road!
-Russia launched the world’s first satellite, sputnik, in 1957 by the Soviet Union.
-Russian is part of the UN Security Council along with four other countries permanently.
-Russia has over 40 national parks, and 100 wildlife reserves.
-Russia is home to the largest fresh water lake in the world, Lake Baikal.
-Russia is also home to the longest river in Europe, the Volga River.
-Russia also has the largest area of forests in the world.

-Russia is very go green! It produces a large amount of renewable energy due to its hydropower stations.

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