Countries of The World: Russia (Countries of The World)
This book reviews its vast national history, from the Tsars to the Soviet Union to today’s Russian Federation. It explores its richly diverse topography coniferous forests, semideserts, steppes, tundra with an array of climates to match. It explores its population and fascinating culture, from the Bolshoi Ballet to Tolstoy and Pushkin. A special website directory offers report writers authenticated sources for flags, national anthems, time differences, current weather and climate, and currency conversion.