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Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto.
In Russia it’s now Illegal to tell kids Gay People Exist.
The oldest plant ever to be regenerated has been grown in Russia from 32,000-year-old seeds.
It is believed Russia has at least 15 secret cities with their names, and locations unknown.
Lake Karachay in Russia is the most radioactive and polluted lake in the world.
There’s a museum in Russia that hires cats to protect its artworks against rodents.
Beer was not considered an alcoholic beverage in Russia until 2013.
There was a “Beard Tax” in Russia, during Peter the Great’s Reign, paid by anyone who had a beard.
In Russia, during times of economic disparity or high inflation, teachers can be paid in Vodka.
There’s a theater in Russia where all the actors are cats.
77% of Russia is made up of Siberia.
Russia has over 8400 nuclear weapons, more than any other country.
“Astronauts” come from America. Space explorers from Russia are called “cosmonauts.”
During WW1, the King of England, the Tsar of Russia, and the Emperor of Germany were all first cousins.
In Canada, Mexico, India, Russia and Israel, bank notes have Braille-like markings on them for the blind.
In 1600, a volcano eruption in Peru caused a famine that killed about 2 million people in Russia.
California’s economy has surpassed Russia and Italy to become the eight-largest in the world.
In 2006, Russia gifted the U.S. a 9/11 memorial monument, which was erected in Bayonne, NJ.
Of all the countries that celebrate an independence day, 58 are independent of the UK, 26 of France, 21 of Russia and 21 of Spain.
If you were a Nazi prisoner of war from the Allies (except Russia) you faced a 4% chance of not surviving the war. If you were an Allied held by the Japanese, you faced a 30% chance of dying.