Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of area and hosts about 160 ethnic groups, meaning its culture is diverse. For example, even though Russian is the official language, there are over 100 languages spoke... More » History Modern History Modern Europe

Russian mass immigration to the United States took place in four major waves, with the first taking place just before World War I, notes the Library of Congress. There are an estimated 750,000 Americans of ethnic Russian... More » Government & Politics Immigration

Russian culture and customs include many conventions regarding gift giving and dining etiquette as well as business etiquette. Russian culture also has a complex system of names and titles. More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

One fun fact about Russia is that, while it is the largest country in the world in terms of land area, it only ranks as the ninth-largest country in the world in terms of population, as of 2015 Russia places as the world... More » Geography

In terms of size, Russia is the largest country in the world and it encompasses a total area of approximately 6,601,700 square miles. This transcontinental nation is mainly situated in northern Asia and it stretches from... More »

According to the History Channel, the Russian revolutions of 1917 led to the withdrawal of Russia from the first World War, a civil war between factions inside Russia, the rise of Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks and th... More »

The 1917 Russian Revolution resulted in the overthrow of the monarchy of Czar Nicholas II, the rise to power of the Russian Bolsheviks led by Vladimir Lenin and the withdrawal of Russia from World War I. A civil war in R... More »