Monthly Archive: January 2012

Russian landforms

The Russian landscape is diverse and fascinating and it contains some of the most spectacular natural sights in the world. From the mighty Urals and Caucasus Mountains to Lake Baikal – the largest freshwater...

Russia Population 2012

The latest available Russian population data is from the 2010 Russian census, which tells us that the total population of Russia in 2010 was 142,946,800 people. The results came as a bit of a...

Siberian husky facts

The Siberian husky is one of the most celebrated breeds of dog in the world. Russian’s are truly proud of the hard working and lovable nature of these animals and here are some Siberian...

Soviet shoes

At present there is a large market for collectable items from the Soviet era and Soviet shoes and boots can trade for large sums of money. In addition, there are new makes of shoes...

USSR successor

USSR successor

When the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990’s, the nations who formed part of that Soviet Empire gradually reclaimed their independence. As such the notion of a USSR successor state is open to...