Russia lies in the eastern part of Europe and the northern part of Asia. The vast territory of Russia is bordered by the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Russia borders on Mongolia, China, Finland and other countries. Russia is rich in mineral deposits. Mineral resources of Russia include oil, gas, coal, iron, gold and many others.
The form of government in Russia, one of the leading powers in the world, is a presidential republic. Russia, the largest country in the world, with a total area of about 17 million square kilometers, is located in Eastern Europe and north Asia, Russia stretches from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean, and from the Arctic Ocean to the Black Sea. It is bordered by Norway, Finland, Mongolia, China the former republics of the USSR. The Volga, the country’s most important river, flows into the Caspian Sea. Among the longest mountain chains of Russia are the Urals, which separates Europe from Asia. Russia is a highly-industrialized-agrarian country, with vast mineral resources. Three-quarters of the republic’s mineral wealth is concentrated is Siberia and includes oil, natural gas, coal, gold and other non-ferrous metals. Agricultural production includes grain, meat and dairy products. In Russia, judicial power is given to the Federal Assembly, and the president is the head of state.