Russian

Russian kids playing chess, photo credit Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet on Flickr
Human Relations Statements

Hello - Zdravstvuite

How are you doing? - Kak dela

What is your name? - Kak Vas zovut?

Thank you - Spasiba

You are Welcome - Pozhaluista

Please - Pozhalujsta

Excuse me - Ba-bah shiht

Goodbye - Izvini (te)

"Colorful Facts"

Russia is the world's largest country in area. Russia made many great contributions to the fields of music, ballet, painting, and literature during the 1800's. Such authors as Anton Chekhov, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Leo Tolstoy wrote masterpieces in literature.

Location: Russia extends from the Artic Ocean to the Black Sea & from the Baltic Sea east to the Pacific Ocean.

Capital: Moscow (3rd largest city in the world)

Official Language: Russian

Geography: Large plains; the Ural Mountains separate Europe and Asia; Major Russian rivers: the "Lena" and the "Volga." Lake Baikal in Siberia is the world's deepest lake.

Population: 140,041,247 (Estimated 2010)

Foods: Russians eat bread at virtually every meal. Beef, fish, chicken, soups, and dairy products are popular dishes.

(Primary Sources) World Book Encyclopedia/CIA World Factbook.


 

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