Russia is the largest country in the world. Much of Russia is covered by a frozen tundra. In Siberia, winter can last 9 months. It is a country that consists of many republics. Russia has a long history of authoritarian rule but now the Russians are searching for new social values.
Area: 17,075,200 square kilometers
Population: 148 million
Greetings:When meeting, Russians shake hands and say Zdravstvute (hello), Dobry Dien (good day), Dobroye Utro (good morning) Dobry Vecher (good evening) or Privet (a casual hello).
Click here to go to Russia's Embassy Page.