About our Russia news
Latest breaking Russia news, including updates on the invasion of Ukraine, in a live news feed aggregated from mainstream, alternative and independent sources. With a population of over 144 million people, Russia is the ninth most populous country in the world. The official language of Russia is Russian, and the currency is the Russian ruble.
Russia covers a total area of 17,098,242 square kilometers, making it the largest country in the world. The country has a wide range of landscapes, from the tundra in the north to the subtropical forests in the south. Russia is also home to a number of rivers and lakes, as well as the world’s deepest lake, Lake Baikal.
Russia has a long history, dating back to the 9th century. The country has been ruled by a number of different empires and regimes, including the Mongol Empire, the Tsarist Empire, and the Soviet Union. In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed, and Russia became an independent country.