The Russian Wikipedia (Russian: Русская Википедия, romanized: Russkaya Vikipediya) is the Russian-language edition of Wikipedia. As of March 2023, it has 1,901,405 articles. It was started on 11 May 2001. In October 2015, it became the sixth-largest Wikipedia by the number of articles.
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Russia (Russian: Россия, Rossiya, [rɐˈsʲijə]), or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It is the largest country in the world , with its internationally recognised territory covering 17,098,246 square kilometres (6,601,670 sq mi), and encompassing one-eighth of Earth's ...
Russian is an East Slavic language of the wider Indo-European family. It is a descendant of Old East Slavic, a language used in Kievan Rus', which was a loose conglomerate of East Slavic tribes from the late 9th to the mid-13th centuries.
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The Russian Wikipedia (Russian: Русская Википедия) is the Russian-language edition of Wikipedia. This edition was started in May 2001. It currently has about 1,898,000 articles. It is currently the 7th largest edition. References. ↑
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The history of Russia between 1922 and 1991 is essentially the history of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, or the Soviet Union. This ideologically based union, established in December 1922 by the leaders of the Russian Communist Party,  was roughly coterminous with Russia before the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk .
The Russians (Russian: русские, romanized: russkie) are an East Slavic ethnic group indigenous to Eastern Europe, who share a common Russian ancestry, culture, and history. Russian , the most spoken Slavic language , is the shared mother tongue of the Russians; Orthodox Christianity has been their historical religion since 988 AD.
The Russian alphabet (ру́сский алфави́т, russkiy alfavit, or ру́сская а́збука, russkaya azbuka, more traditionally) is the script used to write the Russian language. It comes from the Cyrillic script , which was devised in the 9th century for the first Slavic literary language , Old Slavonic .