Russia (disambiguation)

Russia (disambiguation)

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Russia (Росси́я, Rossiya), a country in northern Eurasia officially known as the Russian Federation, is the modern successor state of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic and the Soviet Union.

Russia, due to lack of disambiguation in English language, may also refer to following, while not necessarily being one and the same:

States

Historical regions

  • Great Russia, now the European part of the Russian Federation where ethnic Russians are native, excluding Tatarstan, Moldavia, Komi and Caucasus area which are not ethnic-Russian (now autonomous republics of non-Russian ethnicities)
  • Little Russia, now Central Ukraine
  • Novorossiya (New Russia), now South Ukraine and Moldavia
  • White Russia (White Ruthenia), roughly corresponding to the present-day Belarus, in particular its eastern regions
  • Black Ruthenia (Black Russia), an area around Navahrudak, in the western part of contemporary Belarus
  • Red Ruthenia (Latin: Russia Rubra), which became Eastern Galicia
  • Ruthenia, a Latin rendering of the place name Rus

Places in the USA

Other uses

  • Russia (horse), an Australian racehorse
  • Russia 1 (previously RTR or Channel 2), Russian TV channel
  • Russia 2 (previously Sport TV), Russian TV channel
  • Russia national football team
  • Russia Tower, an unfinished skyscraper in Moscow, cancelled in 2009
  • Russia! magazine, a quarterly English-language publication about Russia
  • 232 Russia, a large main belt asteroid
  • Team Russia, the 2008-2009 Volvo Ocean Race team
  • Rossiya (airline) (Russian Airlines), owned by the Russian government and based in Saint Petersburg
  • Rossiya Bank (Russia Bank), a Russian joint stock bank based in St. Petersburg
  • Rossiya Hotel, Moscow (Russia Hotel), demolished 2006-2007
  • Rossiya, a Russian nuclear powered Arktika class icebreaker

Games

Russias Army online MMORPG

See also


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