Covering an area of 17,125,200 square kilometres (6,612,100 sq mi),it is the largest country in the worldby area, spanning more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area,stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations.
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The capital city of Russia is Moscow, and the official language is Russian. Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea.
The Russian Empire[a]was an empirethat extended across Eurasiaand North Americafrom 1721, following the endof the Great Northern War, until the Republicwas proclaimed by the Provisional Governmentthat took power after the February Revolutionof 1917.
The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (Russian: Вооружённые Си́лы Росси́йской Федера́ции, tr. Vooruzhonnije Síly Rossíyskoj Federátsii), commonly known as the Russian Armed Forces, are the military forces of the Russian Federation, established after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Vladimir (Russian: Влади́мир, IPA: [vlɐ'dʲimʲɪr] ) is a city and the administrative center of Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located on the Klyazma River, 200 kilometers (120 mi) to the east of Moscow. It is served by a railway and the M7 motorway.
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Moscow (/ ˈ m ɒ s k oʊ /, / ˈ m ɒ s k aʊ /; Russian: Москва, tr. Moskva, IPA: ()) is the capital and largest city of Russia.The city stands on the Moskva River in Central Russia, with a population estimated at 12.4 million residents within the city limits, while over 17 million residents in the urban area, and over 20 million residents in the Moscow Metropolitan Area.
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Sochi (Russian: Со́чи, IPA: ()) is the largest resort city in Russia.The city is situated along the Black Sea in Southern Russia, with a population of 443,562 residents, up to 600,000 residents in the urban area.
Nicholas II or Nikolai II Alexandrovich Romanov (18 May [O.S. 6 May] 1868 – 17 July 1918), known in the Russian Orthodox Church as Saint Nicholas the Passion-Bearer, was the last Emperor of All Russia, ruling from November 1894 until his abdication in March 1917.
Um dos primeiros ossos humanos modernos, datado de 35 mil anos de idade, foi encontrado na Rússia, em Kostenki, nas margens do rio Don.  Os restos do hominídeo de Denisova, que viveu há cerca de 41 mil anos, foram descobertos na caverna de Denisova, no sul da Sibéria.