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The Early East Slavs constituted the bulk of the population in Western Russia from the seventh century onwards and slowly assimilated the native Finno-Ugric tribes, such as the Merya, the Muromians and the Meshchera.
In 1783, Russia and the Georgian Kingdom (which was almost totally devastated by Persian and Turkish invasions) signed the treaty of Georgievsk according to which Georgia received the protection of Russia.
The politics of Russia (the Russian Federation) take place in a framework of a federal presidential republic, whereby the President of Russia is both head of state and head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.
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 Russia
Russia saw its comparatively developed centrally planned economy contract severely for five years, as the executive and the legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's aging industrial base faced a serious decline.
Russia remains heavily dependent on exports of commodities, particularly oil, natural gas, metals, and timber, which account for about 80% of exports, leaving the country vulnerable to swings in world prices.
Population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-western parts of Siberia; the south-eastern part of Siberia that meets the Pacific Ocean, known as the Russian Far East, is sparsely populated, with its southern part being densest.
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 NCSJ - Russia page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Russia identified strongly with the predominantly Orthodox Serbs, considering the territory of Yugoslavia within its sphere of influence and resented intervention by NATO and UN forces in the region.
Russia is concerned about the spread of Islamic guerilla and terrorist groups that actively seek to overthrow authoritarian governments in the region, especially in Uzbekistan.
Russia, France and Germany were opposed to U.S. pressure for a tougher UN Resolution on arms inspections in Iraq through late 2002 (UN Resolution 1441), and voiced strong opposition the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in early 2003.
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Russia its economy contract for five years as executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
Russia achieved a slight recovery in 1997 but that year's Asian financial crisis culminated in the August depreciation of ruble a debt default by the government a sharp deterioration in living standards for of the population.
Russia is fairly sparsely populated and has low average population density due to its size; population is densest in the European of Russia in the Ural Mountains area and in the south-eastern part Siberia.
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 ipedia.com: Russia Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The easternmost point in Russia is Big Diomede Island (Ostrova Ratmanova); the westernmost, the boundary with Poland on a 40-mile(60-km)-long spit of land separating the Gulf of Danzig (Zatoka Gdanska) from the Zalew Wislany.
Russia saw its economy contract for five years, as the executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
Russia achieved a slight recovery in 1997, but that year's Asian financial crisis culminated in the August depreciation of the ruble, a debt default by the government, and a sharp deterioration in living standards for most of the population.
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 Russia at Caribbean Topfunwebsites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In spite of this, unlike its spiritual leader, the Byzantine Empire, Russia was able to revive, and organized its own war of reconquest, finally subjugating its enemies and annexing their territories.
Russia has an extensive coastline of over 37,000 km along the Arctic Ocean and Pacific Oceans, as well as more or less inland seas such as the Baltic Sea, Black Sea and Caspian Sea seas.
The easternmost point in Russia is Diomede Islands (Ostrov Ratmanova); the westernmost, the boundary with Poland on a 60-km-long (40-mi-long) spit of land separating the from the Vistula Lagoon.
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 directopedia : Directory : Recreation : Food : Drink : Wine : Russia
In 1783 Russia and the Georgian Kingdom (which was almost totally devastated by Persian and Turkish invasions) signed the treatise of Georgiev according to which Georgia received the protection of Russia.
Russia won the War of 1877-1878 and the Ottoman Empire recognized the independence of Romania, Serbia and Montenegro and autonomy of Bulgaria.
Russia saw its comparatively developed centrally-planned economy contract severely for five years, as the executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
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 Information on Russia's Cities, Regions, Krais & Oblasts from the Russian American Chamber of Commerce®
Nizhny Novgorod, the third largest city in Russia, is witnessing the vibrancy and enthusiasm of a youthful city on the brink of a metropolitan explosion.
Samara is situated mid-way along the river Volga, in the center of European Russia, with an area of 536,600 square km and a population of 3.3 million.
Sverdlovsk Oblast is situated in the centre of Russia on the border between Europe and Asia and is the largest Ural region (195,000 sq.
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Russian Federation (, transliteration: Rossiyskaya Federatsiya or Rossijskaja Federacija), or Russia (Russian: &1056;&1086;&1089;&1089;&1080;&769;&1103;, transliteration: Rossiya or Rossija), is a country that stretches over a vast expanse of eastern Europe and northern Asia.
The vast lands of Russia were home to disunited tribes who were variously overwhelmed by invading Goths, Huns, and Turkic Avars between the third and sixth centuries CE.
The arrest of Russia's wealthiest businessman Mikhail Khodorkovsky on charges of fraud and corruption in relation to the large-scale privatizations organised under then-President Yeltsin has caused many foreign investors to worry about the stability of the Russian economy.
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 Krais of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On January 1, 2007, Evenk and Taymyr Autonomous Okrugs will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
On January 1, 2008, Ust-Orda Buryat Autonomous Okrug will be merged into Irkutsk Oblast.
On July 1, 2007, Kamchatka Oblast and Koryak Autonomous Okrug will merge to form Kamchatka Krai.
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 Krai - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia
Krai (Russian: край; British English transliteration: kray), is a term used to refer to several of Russia's 88 administrative regions (federal subjects).
Since the word krai also means border or end, it is used for regions located along the economic and geographic periphery.
For details see Krais of Russia and Krais of Imperial Russia.
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Diomede Islands (one controlled by Russia, the other by the United States) are just three kilometres (1.9 mi) apart, and Kunashir Island (controlled by Russia but claimed by Japan) is about twenty kilometres (12 mi) from Hokkaidō.
In 2005 Russia exported 241.3 billion dollars and imported 98.5 billion dollars.
The country is also benefiting from rising oil prices and has been able very substantially to reduce its formerly huge foreign debt.
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 Krais of Russia information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Russian Federation is divided into 88 subjects (administrative units), seven of which are krais:
On 1 January 2007, Evenkia and Taymyria will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
On 1 July 2007, Kamchatka Oblast and Koryakia will merge to form Kamchatka Krai.
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