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At 17,075,400 square kilometres (6,592,800 sq mi), Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one eighth of the Earth inhabited land area. Russia is also the eighth most populous nation with 143 million people as its shown in Russia on world map. It extends across the whole of northern Asia and 40% of Europe, spanning nine time zones and incorporating a wide range of environments and landforms.
Russia country has the world largest reserves of mineral and energy resources and is the largest producer of oil and natural gas globally. Russia also has the world largest forest reserves and its lakes contain approximately one-quarter of the world fresh water as its mentioned in Russia on world map.
The Russian economy is the world ninth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity, with the 3rd largest nominal military budget as you can see in Russia on world map. Russia is one of the world fastest growing major economies. It is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction.
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From northwest to southeast, Russia shares borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. It also has maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk, and the US state of Alaska by the Bering Strait (see the map of Russia and surrounding countries). Latvia–Russia have a bilateral foreign relations. Polish-Russian relations have a long history, dating to the late Middle Ages, when the Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Muscovy struggled over control of their borderlands. On January 2005 President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed an agreement approving an official map of the border, and on May 18 the two surrounding countries will place markers on the 7,500-km (4,660-mile) border between the countries which was open during Soviet times.
Norway-Russia relations refers to the bilateral foreign relations between the two surrounding countries, Norway and Russia. The establishment of diplomatic relationships between the two countries happened on October 30, 1905. Finland–Russia relations are peaceful. Finland imports a lot of goods and basic necessities, such as fuel, and the two nations are agreeing on issues more than disagreeing on them. Estonian and Russian negotiators reached a technical border agreement in December 1996. The border treaty was initialed in 1999 as its mentioned in the map of Russia and surrounding countries. On 31 August 2005 Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a written order to the Russian Foreign Ministry to notify the Estonian side of “Russia intention not to participate in the border treaties between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Estonia".
Russia relationships with Georgia are at it lowest point in modern history due to the Georgian-Russian espionage controversy and due to the 2008 South Ossetia war, Georgia broke off diplomatic relations with Russia and has left the Commonwealth of Independent States. Disputes over the boundary with the People Republic of China were finally resolved on 21 July 2008. On that day the Foreign Ministers of the two countries signed an agreement in Beijing. Under the agreement, Russia ceded approximately 174 km² of territory to China as you can see in the map of Russia and surrounding countries. Azerbaijan was one of the countries that made up the Soviet republics.
Map of Russia in Europe shows the location of Russia in the Europe continent. Russia map Europe will allow you to easily know where is Russia in Europe and to know countries near. The Russia in the Europe map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
In December 2011, Russia finally joined World Trade Organisation, allowing it a greater access to overseas markets. Some analysts estimate that WTO membership could bring the Russian economy a bounce of up to 3 per cent annually as its shown in Russia map Europe. Russia ranks the second most corrupt country in Europe (after Ukraine), according to the Corruption Perceptions Index. The Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce also states that "[c]orruption is one of the biggest problems both Russian and international companies have to deal with."
By total length of pipelines Russia is second only to the U.S. Currently many new pipeline projects are being realized, including Nord Stream and South Stream natural gas pipelines to Europe, and the Eastern Siberia – Pacific Ocean oil pipeline (ESPO) to the Russian Far East and China as you can see in Russia map Europe.
The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) was founded in 2008 as a successor to the Russian Superleague. It is seen as a rival to the National Hockey League (NHL) and is ranked the top hockey league in Europe as of 2009. Bandy, also known as Russian hockey, is another traditionally popular ice sport. The Soviet Union won all the Bandy World Championships between 1957–79 as its mentioned in Russia map Europe.