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.

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5. 77% of Russia is made up of Siberia

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

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

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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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