10 Facts about Russia

1.Russia is bigger than Pluto.

2.In Russia there are9 million more Women than men.muzhchina-0x0

3.Russia and America are less than 4 km apart at the nearest point.map-russia

4. 20% of the world’sunfrozen fresh water is in a single lake: Russia’s Lake Baikal.


5. 77% of Russia is made up of Siberia


6.Japan and Russia still haven’t signed a peace treatyto end World War II due to the
Kuril Islands dispute.750155000

7.The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for just US$7.2 million in 1867.malaska

8.The word “vodka”comes from the Russian word “voda”that means “water”.


9.Lake Karachay in Russia is the most radioactiveand polluted lake in the world.


10. The name Red Square has nothing to do with communism, but derives from the word “krasnyi”, which once meant “beautiful”.red-square-russia


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