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Kazan (Каза́нь; Казан IPA : [qɑzan]) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia.
The East Slavs are the most populous subgroup of the Slavs.
They speak the East Slavic languages, and formed the majority of the population of the medieval state Kievan Rus', which all three independent East Slavic states (Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine) claim as their cultural ancestor.
Administrative centre of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast and the Volga Federal District.
Nizhny Novgorod is the sixth-largest city in Russia, the second-most populous city on the Volga, as well as the Volga Federal District.
Ambiguous term that refers to the eastern portions of the European continent.
Russia, a transcontinental country with around 23 percent of its landmass situated in Eastern Europe, is the largest European country by area, spanning roughly 40 percent of Europe's total landmass; it is also the most populous European country, with the majority of its citizens residing in its European portion and consequently comprising over 15 percent of the continent's population.
Continent, also recognised as a part of Eurasia, located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Politically, Europe is divided into about fifty sovereign states, of which Russia is the largest and most populous, spanning 39% of the continent and comprising 15% of its population.
North Asia or Northern Asia, also referred to as Siberia, is the northern region of Asia, which is defined in geographical terms and is coextensive with the Asian part of Russia, and consists of three Russian regions east of the Ural Mountains: Ural, Siberia and the Russian Far East.
For previous constitutions, see Russian constitution (disambiguation).
Russia's constitution came into force on 25 December 1993, at the moment of its official publication, and abolished the Soviet system of government.
There are eleven time zones in Russia, which currently observe times ranging from UTC+02:00 to UTC+12:00.
This is a list of cities and towns in Russia with a population of over 50,000 at the 2010 census.
Russia, the largest country in the world, has international borders with 16 sovereign states, including two maritime boundaries with the United States and Japan, as well as the Russian recognized borders with the partially recognized states of Donetsk People's Republic, Lugansk People's Republic, South Ossetia and Abkhazia.