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)
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.