Explore the Vast Wilderness of Russia

Russia

Map of Russia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Russia is the largest country in the world, spanning part of Europe and much of Asia. The country of russia was founded in 862 by the Rurik people. Today, Russia has the ninth largest economy in the world and is one of the largest producers of oil and natural gas.

Currency

Russian Rubles

 

 

The Rouble has been in use for over 500 years in russia. They come in 1, 5,10, 50 copeks. 100 of these copeks make 1 rouble much like the cents and dollar system in America. There are 1,2 and 5 rouble coins and 5, 10, 50, 100, and 500 rouble bank notes.

 

 

President

Vladimir Putin

 

 

Vladimir Putin is the President of Russia. He has been a Prime Minister or President since 1999 and is currently on his thrid Presidential term.

 

 

Landmarks

 

Saint Basil's CathedralKremlin

 

 

Saint Basil's Catherdral (left) Kremlin (right)

 

 

 

Wilderness

kemerovoopabinTrees in SiberisWinter in Russia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Images of Russian landscape. kemerovo russia (top left), opabin russian (top right),
Siberia (bottom left and right),

sources

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladmir_Putin
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruble
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russia
www.google.com/images