BBC News - Country Profile: Russia
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news.
CIA World Factbook - Russia
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Features map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.
Fact Monster - Russia
[ Kids ] Fast facts and information for kids about the country's geography, government, history, economy, land and people.
Flags of the Russian Federation
[ Kids/Teens ] See this country's national and republic flags. Site also features some information on the history of the Russian Federation and its republics.
Lonely Planet - Russia
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Comprehensive facts and advice for traveling along with background material on the culture and history of the country.
PBS - Face of Russia
[ Kids/Teens ] Learn about Russian history and culture through an interactive timeline of Russian art. Includes paintings, photographs and Real Audio clips.
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Maps
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Country, city and thematic maps, along with links to maps on other web sites. From the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection at the University of Texas.
Russian Federal Space Agency
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Official site provides news and information about the agency's programs, activities, structure and history. [English, Russian]
The State Hermitage Museum
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Formerly the homes of Russian tsars, the five buildings now house one of the finest art collections in the world. Includes a virtual tour, online exhibitions and art images.
US Department of State - Russia
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Country portal offers a map and links to Background Notes, Country Study, the US embassy and the current ambassador, press releases, fact sheets, annual Human Rights Reports and other major reports including Industry Market Reports.
US Library of Congress - Country Study: Russia
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] July 1996 country profile plus information about historical setting, society and environment, economy, government and politics, and national security.
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