Russia

Russia is one of the largest countries in the world. The vast territory
of Russia lies in the eastern part of Europe and the northern part of
Asia. Russia is washed by twelve seas and three oceans. The oceans are:

the Arctic, the Atlantic, the Pacific. The seas are: the White Sea,
the Barents Sea, the Okhotsk Sea, the Black Sea, the Baltic Sea and
others. Russia borders on many countries, such as Mongolia and China in
the

south-east, Finland and Norway in the north-west, and so on. The land
of Russia varies very much from forests to deserts, from high mountains
to deep valleys. The main mountain cbains are the Urals, the Caucasus
and the Altai. There are a lot of great rivers and deep lakes

on its territory. The longest rivers are the Volga in Europe and the Ob,
the Yenisei and the Lena in Asia. The largest lakes are Ladoga and
Baikal. Baikal is the deepest lake in the world and its water is the
purest on earth. The Russian Federation is rich in natural and mineral
resources. It has deposits of oil, gas, coal, iron, gold and many
others. The current population of Russia is more than 150 million
people. The European part of the country is densely peopled, and most
population live in cities and towns and their outskirts.

The capital of Russian Federation is Moscow, with the population of
about 10 million people. Russia is a presidedtial republic. It is one
of the leading powers in

the world.

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