The largest country in the world
Russia is nearly twice the size of the United States.
Straddling two continents - Europe and Asia - its land covers one-eighth of the whole planet.
Rich in resources such as precious stones
oils and minerals
Russia has always attracted power-hungry leaders -
from the Mongol leader
to the Communist leader
Joseph StalinDespite a dark and bloody past
Russia has maintained a vibrant culture and religion
and has produced countless noteworthy artists
composers and scientists.Outstanding and original photgraphy provides a unique taste of a country steeped in history and tradition.