Английские топики по теме: Россия

Art, architecture and culture join with virgin wilderness and sun-splashed beaches, making Russia truly an adventurous travellers wonderland. From the volcanoes and geysers of Kamchatka, through the Siberian taiga to the mineral spas around the Black Sea coast, it cannot be said Russia has nothing to offer the average tourist. But figures cited by tourism… Read Article →

In the early 1300’s, Prince Yuri of Moscow married the sister of the Golden Hordes khan (ruler). Yuri was appointed the Russian grand prince about 1318. Mongol troops helped him put down threats to his leadership from other principalities. The Mongols also began letting the grand prince of Moscow collect taxes for them. This practice… Read Article →

Russia is the largest countries in the world. It occupies about one-seventh part of dry land. It is situated in Europe and in Asia. It`s total area is over 17 million square kilometers, with population of 200 million people. There are 1,030 towns and cities in this country. Moscow, with 9,5 million people, is it`s… Read Article →

Russia’s parliament, which is called the Federal Assembly, consists of a 450-member lower house known as the State Duma and a 178-member upper house called the Federation Council. The State Duma makes the country’s laws. The Duma’s proposed legislation must be approved by the Federation Council and by the President before becoming law. However, the… Read Article →

It is not known when Moscow was first settled. The first recorded reference to the town is in an early Russian historical chronicle under the year 1147. At that time, Moscow was a possession of Yuri Dolgoruky, a Russian prince who ruled the surrounding region. The town lay on important land and water trade routes,… Read Article →

It is the largest country in the world. It covers the total area over 17 million sq km. The Arctick Ocean in the north, the Black, Azov and Caspian Seas in the south; washes the country by the Bering sea, sea of Japan and Okhotsk in the east and in the west by the Baltic… Read Article →

Saint Petersburg (population nearly 5 million), formerly Leningrad, is Russia’s second largest city. Only Moscow, the capital, has more people. St. Petersburg is a major Russian port and one of the world’s leading industrial and cultural centres. The city lies in north-western Russia, at the eastern end of the Gulf of Finland, an arm of… Read Article →

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