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Museums in Russia

Museums in Russia

Russia, officially the Russian Federation, is the largest country in the world by surface area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 140 million people.

The western European part of the country is much more populated and urbanized than the eastern. Russia’s capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world. Other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, and Kazan.

Russia is rich in museums of all types.

Museums in Russia

A Virtual Tour of the Tretyakov Gallery

A Virtual Tour of the Pushkin Museum

A Virtual Tour of the State Russian Museum

A Virtual Tour the Hermitage Museum

Russian Proverbs and Quotes

Russian Federation Museums

  • Country:                        Russian Federation
  • Political Capital:            Moscow.
  • Largest City:                  Moscow
  • Population:                   140 million
  • Formation:
    • The arrival of Rurik – 862
    • Kievan Rus – 882
    • Grand Duchy – 1283
    • Tsardom – 1547
    • Empire –  1721
    • Republic  – 1917
    • Russian SFSR – 1917
    • Soviet Union – 1922
    • Sovereignty Declaration – 1990
    • Russian Federation – 1991

A Virtual Tour of Museum and Art

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“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
– Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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Photo Credits: 1) By Petar Milošević [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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