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Russia Map - Geography and Maps of Russia
Under Peter I (ruled 1682-1725), Russian hegemony was extended to the Baltic Sea and the country became the Russian Empire. During the 19th century, more  ...
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The Relationship of the United States With Russia - US Foreign Policy
A profile of the relationship between the United States and Russia, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.
http://usforeignpolicy.about.com/od/countryprofile1/p/usrussia.htm
Russian Revolution of 1917 - 20th Century History - About.com
The Russian Revolution of 1917 changed not only the future of Russia but of the entire world. It toppled a monarchy and brought about the first communist ...
http://history1900s.about.com/od/Russian-Revolution/a/Russian-Revolution.htm
The Russian Sleep Experiment - Urban Legends
Did Russian researchers conduct an experiment in which five prison inmates were deprived of sleep for 15 days straight, driving them to insanity and ...
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Russia - HIV/AIDS Around the World - Aids/HIV - About.com
Jun 18, 2014 ... HIV Around the World visits the Russian Federation to examine the HIV epidemic in that part of the world. Let's take a look at HIV in Russia.
http://aids.about.com/od/clinicaltrials/a/russia.htm
Russian Vodka - Vodka in Russia - Eastern Europe Travel - About.com
Vodka is the Russian alcoholic beverage of choice. As a traveler to Russia, you may be stunned by the varieties of Russian vodka available, be pressed to drink  ...
http://goeasteurope.about.com/od/russia/tp/russianvodka.htm
Ded Moroz, the Russian Santa - Russia's Santa Claus
The Russian Santa Claus is known as Ded Moroz. “Ded Moroz” translates to “ Grandfather Frost” in English, but most English speakers simply call him “Father ...
http://goeasteurope.about.com/od/russianculture/a/dedmorozrussiansanta.htm
Russian Traditions Through the Year - Eastern Europe Travel
Learn about Russian traditions through the year. Annual traditions, festivals, and holidays include Maslenitsa, Easter, Christmas, and other customary events ...
http://goeasteurope.about.com/od/russia/tp/Russian-Traditions.htm
Maslenitsa Festival in Moscow - Russian Pancake Week
Maslenitsa, Russian Shrovetide, is an exciting annual ritual with its roots in a pagan past. Join in the fun of Butter Week, as Maslenitsa is known, and eat, play,  ...
http://goeasteurope.about.com/od/russia/a/maslenitsa.htm
Russian Easter Traditions - Eastern Europe Travel
Easter in Russia is one of the most important Russian holidays. The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Easter according to the Orthodox calendar, and it can ...
http://goeasteurope.about.com/od/russia/a/easterinrussia.htm

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