Russia is a great country, which amazes with its large-scale dimensions. Russia is associated with forests and mountains, clear lakes and endless rivers, a variety of plant and animal life. It is here that people of different nationalities live, who respect the culture and customs of local residents. We offer to read about 10 interesting facts about Russia and the Russians.
29% of Russians never drink alcohol, 30% drink less often once a month, 16% — once a month, 18% — once or twice, 6% — once a week. 1% of Russian citizens surveyed hesitate to answer such questions.
Russia ranks first in the world in terms of the number of people with higher education in the population.
For all the time of modern Russia, there were only three presidents: Boris Nikolaevich Yeltsin, Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev, and Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.
In the territory of Yakutia, in Oimyakon, there is the Pole of Cold — in this settlement the average January temperature is -61°С. This is the only place in the world where people live and work at such a low temperature.
Despite the huge area, Russia is only on the seventh place in terms of population — 145 million people live here.
The Hermitage Museum contains many cats to protect against rodents. Each cat of the Hermitage has a passport with a photograph.
In Russia, a thousand men account for 1147 women.
According to modern NASA rules, the astronaut must know the Russian language.
Due to the fact that Russia is strongly stretched from the East to the West, there are as many as 10 time zones in the country.
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The Russian Constitution prohibits the use of foreign expressions. You will not find words like «speaker», «impeachment», «parliament» or «senators» in it.