Russia is the largest country in the world that stretches from the Baltic sea to the Pacific ocean in the east. Today it covers an Area 17 075 200 sq.km. since the collapse of the Soviet Union and has a population of 144 million people. Also had the 3rd largest empire(after the British and Mongol empire) in the world which covered a land size of 22 400 000 sq.km. up until 1918. Was once called the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), after the Bolshevik revolution in 1917 and is toady apart of the Commonwealth of Independent States, since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Russia has the 9th largest economy of the world and is slowly becoming richer since the end of it being communist.
Russia is a huge country, with alot of resources and the potential to become very rich