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Let’s Learn About Russia
Where is Russia?
Map of Russia www. flags. net/RUSS. htm
The Urals (the Ural mountains) form a natural border between the continents.
The stripes are white, blue and red. The upper stripe is white, the middle stripe is blue and the red stripe is at the bottom. These colours have always been symbolic in Russia: white – noble and sincere, blue – honest and devoted – devoted to friends, family and to the country. The red colour has always meant love and bravery.
symbol of Russia which all Russian people know and love is the birch tree. You can find these trees everywhere. People sing beautiful songs with poetic words about birch trees.
Facts About Russia The capital of Russia is Moscow. The population of Russia is 149, 476, 000. The money used is the ruble. The language spoken is Russian. Metro Saint-Petersburg - the deepest in the world. Its average depth is 100 meters. Russia borders with 16 States. Russian people are not used to trust all cheap. Russia is the only state whose territory is washed by twelve seas Russia is separated from America 4 kilometers. This distance between Ratmanov island (Russia) and the island Krusenstern (USA) in the Bering Strait.
1. In Moscow there are 7 identical high-rise buildings 2. The most famous computer game Tetris was created by Russian programmer Alexey Pajitnov in 1985. This game became popular in the Soviet Union, and then, in 1986 the year in the West.
Let’s visit some important cities in Russia. Moscow
Irkutsk, in Siberia
Russia is famous for… The Brown Bear Russian pancakes Baba Yaga Russian Nesting Dolls Ballet
Some Famous Russians Yuri Gagarin - first man in space Mikhail Gorbachev - leader of the Soviet Union who made the country more free and democratic Anna Pavlova - world-famous ballerina Peter Tchaikovsky - a composer who wrote the music for The Nutcracker Sergey Prokofiev - wrote the words and music for Peter and the Wolf
Holidays and traditions of Russia.
Russian holidays reflect all aspects of Russian history, customs and traditions. Here's a quick list of official public holidays and other Russian festivities. January 1 -5 - New Year (the biggest Russian holiday) January 7 - Christmas (Orthodox Christmas) January 14 - Old New Year February 14 - St. Valentine's Day February 23 - Defender of the Motherland Day March 8 - International Women's Day, March 8 th Vocabulary May 1 - May Day May 9 - Victory Day June 12 - Russia Day November 4 - National Unity Day April 12 - Cosmonautics Day
well-known Russian films
1. Office Romance 2. White Sun of the Desert 3. Operation “Y” and Other Shurik’s Adventures 4. Diamond Arm 5. Ivan Vasilievich Changes Occupation 6. Twelve Chairs 7. Gentlemen of Fortune 8. Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!
guess the country pictures