Russia is one of the largest countries in the world. Its total area is over 17 million square kilometres. It is situated both in Europe and in Asia. There are different types of climate on its territory. It is very cold in the North even in summer, and very warm in the South even in winter. There are many rivers in Russia, the longest are the Volga and the Yenisei and the Ob'. The population of Russia is about 150 million people. The capital of our country is Moscow. The president is the head of the state and the government. He is elected every four years. Big changes in political and economical life have happened in Russia during last years We believe in the great future of Russia.