Web sites that provide guiding information on Russia.
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BBC News - Country Profile: Russia
Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news.
Bucknell University - Russian Studies: Online Resources
Annotated links on history, culture, including feminism and folklore, politics, economics, philosophy, language, geography, media.
CIA World Factbook - Russia
Features map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.
Encyclopedia of the Nations - Russia
Provides information about the country's geography, people, government, economy and tourism. From Thomson Gale.
Friends & Partners
Jointly developed by citizens of the US and Russia. Search, discussions in the "Community Corner", and chat room.
NationMaster - Russia
Profile includes information for various aspects of the country, with a special emphasis on statistics and rankings.
US Department of State - Russia
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
July 1996 country profile plus information about historical setting, society and environment, economy, government and politics, and national security.
Wikipedia - Russia
Crowd-sourced encyclopedia article covers the country's history, government and politics, geography, economy, demographics, language and culture.
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