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Natural Conditions of Russia

Russia can be divided into five main physical-geographic regions: the East European Plain, extending from the western borders of Russia to the Urals, the Ural Mountains themselves, the West Siberian Plain between the Urals and the Yenisei, the Central Siberian Highlands – the area between the Yenisei and Lena rivers – and the mountainous regions… Read More »

Pudozh, Russia

In the eastern part of the republic is the city of Pudozh. It stands on the banks of the Vodla River, 25 km from its confluence with Lake Onega. You can get to Pudozh from Petrozavodsk on a comet along Lake Onega. For the first time, Pudozhskaya Sloboda was mentioned in chronicles under 1382, as… Read More »

Russia History

Russia is the common name [2] of a country in Europe and Asia, which until 1991 was part of the Soviet Union (USSR). [3] Its official name is the Russian Federation. [4] The territory it occupies is the largest in the world. It has a surface area of 17,075,400 square kilometers, with a wide diversity of climatic zones and geographic regions. The land area of… Read More »

Russia History

Prehistory From the early part of the Paleolithic, a few places of discovery are known in the southernmost part of the Federation, while the later Paleolithic settlements (see Sungir) are scattered throughout most of the area. Beginning in the Neolithic, the area’s prehistory can best be followed divided into four zones: 1) the Black Sea… Read More »