(RUSSIA) also officially known as the Russian Federation is a country situated in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects. Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. Russia spans nine time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms.
Towns in Russia that you must see! Exploring Russia on the Waterways of the Tsars Viking River Cruise itinerary, we also got a small look into rural life as well. What appealed to us about the itinerary was the chance to see more than just Moscow and St Petersburg, the flag ships of Russia, and it certainly delivered. Click to read more at http://www.divergenttravelers.com/waterways-of-the-tsars-river-cruise-russia/
World War I Soldiers saluting the new flag of Russia combining the old Russian flag and the Romanov eagle of Tsar Nicholas II on a yellow field, in a canton in the top left-hand corner, Frontpage of French newspaper Le Petit Journal, January 3, 1915.