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Russia

Country Introduction:

Russia, also officially known as the Russian Federation, is the largest country in the world. It borders a total of fourteen countries across Europe and Asia. Russia covers more than one eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area and spans over nine time zones! The extremely cold temperatures of Russian winter vary across the country with a record low −71.2 °C/−96.2 °F.  The country's culture includes the famous Russian ballet, composition music, unique architecture, and wide range of traditional foods.

Link to the State Department:

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3183.htm

Physical Geography:

Physical map of Russia

Culture and People:

Overview

Language

Religion and Beliefs

Food

Demography and Ethnicity

Institutions (e.g., family, government)

Gender and Sexuality

Higher Education

 

Hazards and Risks:
Health and Insurance:
Current Issues:
Immigration:

http://www.fms.gov.ru/useful/formvisa/index_eng.php

Cost of Living:

http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/country_result.jsp?country=Russia

Historical Resources:
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Getting Around Russia:

Additional Resources:

University of Central Florida
Office of International Studies
4000 Central Florida Blvd, Millican Hall room 107 Orlando, FL 32816
Telephone (407) 882-2300 | Fax (407) 882-0240 | studyabroad@ucf.edu