Capital of Russia:
Russia, the largest former Soviet state, over 17 000 square kilometers, is located in Europe and Asia simultaneously. As extensive borders meet China, Korea, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, Estonia and Norway.
Temperate continental on the majority of the territory, arctic and subarctic in some northern areas, subtropical on the Black Sea coast of the Caucasian mountains. Most areas have extensive, cold winters and hot summers.
Mainly Christian orthodox with some Catholics, Muslims, Jews and Buddhists.
Ruble, 1 ruble equals 100 kopeykas.
Points of interest:
The country has vast cultural heritage of many centuries.