Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state.
and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War.
Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union.
Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower.
Romans settled on the western part of the Caspian Sea, where their empire stretched towards the east.
which had been previously paying tribute to the Khazars.Women in Ukraine are willing to meet decent men from foreign countries.It is not because they want to move away from their native country but because there are just not enough men in Ukraine.Russia's capital, Moscow, is one of the largest cities in the world and the second largest city in Europe; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod.
Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms.
Even though they often have successful careers and interesting hobbies, they are always ready to leave everything behind to become mothers and spouses.