The Russian Wikipedia is the Russian-language edition of Wikipedia. As of November 2022, it has 1,870,607 articles. It was started on 11 May 2001. In October 2015, it became the sixth-largest Wikipedia by the number of articles. It has the sixth-largest number of edits. In June 2020, it was the world's 6th most visited language Wikipedia after the English Wikipedia, the Japanese Wikipedia, the Spanish Wikipedia, the German Wikipedia and the French Wikipedia. It is the largest Wikipedia written i
Russia ( Russian: Россия, Rossiya, [rɐˈsʲijə] ), or the Russian Federation, [c] is a transcontinental country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It is the largest country in the world, covering over 17,098,246 square kilometres (6,601,670 sq mi), and encompassing one-eighth of Earth's inhabitable landmass.
The Russians ( Russian: русские, romanized : russkiye) are an East Slavic ethnic group native 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; and Orthodox Christianity is their historical religion since the 11th century.
Russia (Russian: Россия), officially called the Russian Federation (Russian: Российская Федерация) is a country in Eastern Europe and North Asia, spanning from the Baltic Sea to the Bering Strait. It is the largest country in the world, with a population of about 146.7 million people.
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The history of Russia begins with the histories of the East Slavs. The traditional start-date of specifically Russian history is the establishment of the Rus' state in the north in 862, ruled by Varangians. Staraya Ladoga and Novgorod became the first major cities of the new union of immigrants from Scandinavia with the Slavs and Finns.
Russian (Russian: русский язык, romanized: russkij jazyk) Russian [ˈruskʲɪj jɪˈzɨk] is an East Slavic language mainly spoken across Russia. It is the native language of the Russians , and belongs to the Indo-European language family .