A report on EurasiaAsia and Russia

The boundary of the 13th century Mongol Empire and location of today's Mongols in modern Mongolia, Russia and China.
Map of the most populous part of Asia showing physical, political and population characteristics, as per 2018
Single markets in European and post-Soviet countries; European Economic Area and Common Economic Space
Definitions used for the boundary between Europe and Asia in different periods of History. The commonly accepted modern definition mostly fits with the lines "B" and "F" in this image.
The Kurgan hypothesis places the Volga-Dnieper region of southern Russia and Ukraine as the urheimat of the Proto-Indo-Europeans.
ASEM Partners
Afro-Eurasia shown in green
Ptolemy's Asia
Kievan Rus' in the 11th century
Area from Lisbon to Vladivostok with all European and CIS countries
The province of Asia highlighted (in red) within the Roman Empire.
Sergius of Radonezh blessing Dmitry Donskoy in Trinity Sergius Lavra, before the Battle of Kulikovo, depicted in a painting by Ernst Lissner
Physical map of Asia
The Silk Road connected civilizations across Asia
Tsar Ivan the Terrible, in an evocation by Viktor Vasnetsov, 1897.
Changes in national boundaries after the collapse of the Eastern Bloc
The Mongol Empire at its greatest extent. The gray area is the later Timurid Empire.
Russian expansion and territorial evolution between the 14th and 20th centuries.
The Himalayan range is home to some of the planet's highest peaks.
Napoleon's retreat from Moscow by Albrecht Adam (1851).
Division of Asia into regions by the UNSD
Emperor Nicholas II of Russia and the Romanovs were executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918.
Graph showing temperature change in Asia from 1901 to 2021. Climate change is having major impacts on many countries in the continent.
Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky during a 1920 speech in Moscow
Singapore has one of the busiest container ports in the world and is the world's fourth largest foreign exchange trading center.
Location of the Russian SFSR (red) within the Soviet Union in 1936
Mumbai is one of the most populous cities on the continent. The city is an infrastructure and tourism hub, and plays a crucial role in the economy of India.
The Battle of Stalingrad, the largest and bloodiest battle in the history of warfare, ended in 1943 with a decisive Soviet victory against the German Army.
Wat Phra Kaew in the Grand Palace is among Bangkok's major tourist attractions.
The "Big Three" at the Yalta Conference in February 1945, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin.
Graph showing population by continent as a percentage of world population (1750–2005)
Mikhail Gorbachev in one-to-one discussions with Ronald Reagan in the Reykjavík Summit, 1986.
The Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem
Vladimir Putin takes the oath of office as president on his first inauguration, with Boris Yeltsin looking over, 2000.
The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem
Vladimir Putin (third, left), Sergey Aksyonov (first, left), Vladimir Konstantinov (second, left) and Aleksei Chalyi (right) sign the Treaty on Accession of the Republic of Crimea to Russia in 2014
Pilgrims in the annual Hajj at the Kaabah in Mecca.
Topographic map of Russia
The Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Delhi, according to the Guinness World Records is the World's Largest Comprehensive Hindu Temple
Köppen climate classification of Russia.
The Hindu-Buddhist temple of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the largest religious monument in the world
Yugyd Va National Park in the Komi Republic is the largest national park in Europe.
A refugee special train in Ambala, Punjab during the partition of India in 1947
Chart for the political system of Russia
US forces drop Napalm on suspected Viet Cong positions in 1965
Wounded civilians arrive at a hospital in Aleppo during the Syrian Civil War, October 2012
Putin with G20 counterparts in Osaka, 2019.
Demonstrations in Hong Kong against the Extradition bill began in March 2019 and turned into continuing mass movements, drawing around 2 million protesters by June
Sukhoi Su-57, a fifth-generation fighter of the Russian Air Force.
Indian polymath Rabindranath Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913, and became Asia's first Nobel laureate.
Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022, anti-war protests broke out across Russia. The protests have been met with widespread repression, leading to roughly 15,000 being arrested.
From 1841 to 1997, Hong Kong was a British colony.
The Moscow International Business Center in Moscow. The city has one of the world's largest urban economies.
The threefold division of the Old World into Europe, Asia and Africa has been in use since the 6th century BC, due to Greek geographers such as Anaximander and Hecataeus.
The Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest railway line in the world, connecting Moscow to Vladivostok.
1825 map of Asia by Sidney Edwards Morse.
Mikhail Lomonosov (1711–1765), polymath scientist, inventor, poet and artist
Map of western, southern, and central Asia in 1885<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.wdl.org/en/item/11753/#institution=library-of-congress&page=17 |title=A Map of the Countries between Constantinople and Calcutta: Including Turkey in Asia, Persia, Afghanistan and Turkestan |website=Wdl.org |access-date=9 November 2017 |url-status=live |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20171017220525/https://www.wdl.org/en/item/11753/#institution=library-of-congress&page=17 |archive-date=17 October 2017 |year=1885 }}</ref>
Mir, Soviet and Russian space station that operated in low Earth orbit from 1986 to 2001.
The map of Asia in 1796, which also included the continent of Australia (then known as New Holland).
Peterhof Palace in Saint Petersburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
1890 map of Asia
Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow is the most iconic religious architecture of Russia.
Kerala backwaters
Moscow State University, the most prestigious educational institution in Russia.
Mongolian steppe
Metallurg, a Soviet-era sanatorium in Sochi.
South China Karst
The Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, at night.
Altai Mountains
The Scarlet Sails being celebrated along the Neva in Saint Petersburg
Hunza Valley
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893), in a 1893 painting by Nikolai Dmitriyevich Kuznetsov
Atolls of the Maldives
Kvass is an ancient and traditional Russian beverage.
Wadi Rum in Jordan
Ostankino Tower in Moscow, the tallest freestanding structure in Europe.
Japanese wedding at the Meiji Shrine
Maria Sharapova, former world No. 1 tennis player, was the world's highest-paid female athlete for 11 consecutive years.
Hindu festival celebrated by Singapore's Tamil community
Wheat in Tomsk Oblast, Siberia
Bar mitzvah at the Western Wall in Jerusalem
Catholic procession of the Black Nazarene in Manila
Druze dignitaries celebrating the Ziyarat al-Nabi Shu'ayb festival at the tomb of the prophet in Hittin
Christian Armenians praying at the Etchmiadzin Cathedral in Vagharshapat
Muslim men praying at the Ortaköy Mosque in Istanbul
Buddhist Monks performing traditional Sand mandala made from coloured sand

Eurasia is the largest continental area on Earth, comprising all of Europe and Asia.

- Eurasia

It shares the continental landmass of Eurasia with the continent of Europe, and the continental landmass of Afro-Eurasia with Africa and Europe.

- Asia

Eurasia covers around 55,000,000 km2, or around 36.2% of the Earth's total land area; and is home to the largest country in the world, Russia.

- Eurasia

Asia is subdivided into 49 countries, five of them (Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan and Turkey) are transcontinental countries lying partly in Europe.

- Asia

It spans the northernmost edge of Eurasia; and has the world's fourth-longest coastline, of over 37653 km. Russia lies between latitudes 41° and 82° N, and longitudes 19° E and 169° W, extending some 9000 km east to west, and 2500 to 4000 km north to south.

- Russia

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Expanded definition of Central Asia. Core definition that includes the five post-Soviet states in dark green. Afghanistan, the most commonly added country to Central Asia, in green.
Three sets of possible boundaries for the Central Asia region (which overlap with conceptions of South and East Asia).
On the southern shore of Issyk Kul lake, Issyk Kul Region.
Central Asia map of Köppen climate classification.
Iranian-speaking people circa 170 BC. Eastern Iranian languages are in orange, Western Iranian languages are in red.
Uzbek men from Khiva, ca. 1861–1880
The Chinese Tang dynasty at its greatest extension, controlling large parts of Central Asia.
The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, 1979
Mosque in Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan
Saadi Shirazi is welcomed by a youth from Kashgar during a forum in Bukhara.
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi in Hazrat-e Turkestan, Kazakhstan. Timurid architecture consisted of Persian art.
Kazakh man on a horse with golden eagle
GDP growth trends in Central Asia, 2000–2013. Source: UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030 (2015), Figure 14.1
GDP in Central Asia by economic sector, 2005 and 2013. Source: UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030, Figure 14.2
GDP per capita development in Central Asia, since 1973
Trends in research expenditure in Central Asia, as a percentage of GDP, 2001–2013. Source: UNESCO Science Report: 2030 (2015), Figure 14.3
Central Asian researchers by sector of employment (HC), 2013. Source: UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030 (2015), Figure 14.5
Central Asian researchers by field of science, 2013. Source: UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030 (2015), Figure 14.4
Scientific publications from Central Asia catalogued by Thomson Reuters' Web of Science, Science Citation Index Expanded, 2005–2014, UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030 (2015), Figure 14.6
Cumulative total of articles by Central Asians between 2008 and 2013, by field of science. Source: UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030 (2015), Figure 14.6
Ethnic map of Central Asia.
White areas are thinly-populated semi-desert.
The three northwest-tending lines are the Syr Darya and Amu Darya Rivers flowing from the eastern mountains into the Aral Sea and in the south the irrigated north side of the Kopet Dagh mountains.
Uzbek children in Samarkand
Children in Afghanistan
Tartar prostrating before Qianlong Emperor of China (1757).
Political cartoon from the period of the Great Game showing the Afghan Amir Sher Ali with his "friends" Imperial Russia and the United Kingdom (1878)
Islam Karimov (President, Uzbekistan) in the Pentagon, March 2002

Central Asia is a subregion of Asia that stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China and Mongolia in the east, and from Afghanistan and Iran in the south to Russia in the north.

These included the Hun invasion of Europe, the Wu Hu attacks on China and most notably the Mongol conquest of much of Eurasia.