Russia is the largest country in the world with 6,592,800 square miles. It stretches from Eastern Europe across Northern Asia to the Pacific Ocean. It was the largest part of the former U.S.S.R. The capital of Russia is Moscow. The population of Russia is 149,609,000.
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. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1995, Funk & Wagnalls Corporation.
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