- DictionaryRus·sian Fed·er·a·tion/ˈrəSHən ˌfedəˈrāSHən/
- 1. official name for Russia
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Russia (Russian: Россия, romanized: Rossiya, [rɐˈsʲijə]), or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It is the largest country in the world encompassing one-eighth of Earth's inhabitable landmass.
The Russian Federation(Росси́йская Федера́ция, Rossiyskaya Federatsiya), commonly known as Russia(Rossiya),is a transcontinental country extending over much of northern Eurasia (Asia and Europe). The largest country in the world by land area, Russia has the world's ninth-largest population.
Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu could succeed Putin as leader of Russia
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Mar 25, 2023 · Russia, country that stretches over a vast expanse of eastern Europe and northern Asia. Once the preeminent republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.; commonly known as the Soviet Union), Russia became an independent country after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991. Russia.
The Russian Federation (Russia) is physically the largest country in the world, covering 6.6 million square miles and 11 time zones over its 6,000-mile length. Its population of about 141.7 million includes well over 100 ethnic groups, though the majority are ethnic Russians.
The republics of Russia are 21 territories in the Russian Federation [a] that each constitute a federal subject, the highest-level administrative division of Russian territory.  They are one of several types of federal subject in Russia.  The republics were originally created as nation states for ethnic minorities.
- Republican government
- 21 (excluding Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk), 24 (including Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk)
- Russian Federation
- Smallest: Altai, 206,195, Largest: Bashkortostan, 4,072,102