"Russian Federation" redirects here. For the Soviet republic also referred to as the "Russian Federation", see Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. For other uses of "Russia", see Russia (disambiguation).
Coordinates: 60°N 90°E
Rossiyskaya Federatsiya Flag Coat of arms
"Государственный гимн Российской Федерации"
"Gosudarstvennyy gimn Rossiyskoy Federatsii" (transliteration)
"State Anthem of the Russian Federation"
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Russia (dark green)
Crimean peninsula (disputed) (light green)a
and largest city Moscow
Official languages Russian
Recognised languages 35 other languages co-official in…show more content… The Crimean Peninsula is recognized as territory of Ukraine by most of the international community, but is de facto administered by Russia.
Russia (Listeni/ˈrʌʃə/; Russian: Росси́я, tr. Rossiya; IPA: [rɐˈsʲijə] ( listen)), also officially known as the Russian Federation (Russian: Росси́йская Федера́ция, tr. Rossiyskaya Federatsiya; IPA: [rɐˈsʲijskəjə fʲɪdʲɪˈratsɨjə] ( listen)), is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic. At 17,075,400 square kilometres (6,592,800 sq mi), Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth 's inhabited land area. Russia is also the world 's