100 Interesting facts about Russia

Russia-SIBERIA

SIBERIA

The western Siberian Plain is the largest plain on earth.

Russia-ST. pETERSBURG

ST. pETERSBURG

The Neva River in St Petersburg is the shortest and deepest European river.

Russia-ST. PETERSBURG

ST. PETERSBURG

The Hermitage is one of the world's largest museums. The museum contains three million works of art from the Stone Age to the Modern Day.

Russia-CULTURE

CULTURE

Carl Faberge, the famous goldsmith, designed a number of Easter Eggs for the Russian royal family.

Russia-history

history

Rasputin was an unscrupulous mystic who was able to check the haemophilia of the heir to the throne. He gained influence over the Czarina and her husband, the Czar, Nicholas II.

Russia-History

History

The Russian royal family was executed in Yekaterinburg in 1918.

Russia-Circus

Circus

The Moscow State Circus has been in existence for two hundred years and was given strong support during the Communist era.

Russia-ST. PETERSBURG

ST. PETERSBURG

Petrograd was the name of St. Petersburg during period August, 1914 — February, 1924

Russia-Government

Government

As per the 1993 constitution, Russia has a democratic and federal government system, which stands divided into executive, legislative and judicial branches.

Russia-Habits

Habits

In Russia men never give an even amount of flowers to a lady it is a  bad luck and is associated with funerals

Russia-HABITS

HABITS

Russians usually wear a wedding ring on the right hand.

Russia-Moscow

Moscow

Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour holds around 5,000-6,000 at one time and is the tallest Eastern Orthodox church in the world and currently the largest operating Orthodox Church in the world.

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