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Russia: Country in Easte and Northern Asia
Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. Covering an area of 17,125,200 square kilometres (6,612,100 sq mi), it is the largest country in the world by area, spanning more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. The territory of Russia extends from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caucasus in the south. With 146.7 million inhabitants living in the country's 85 federal subjects, Russia is the most populous nation in Europe and the ninth-most populous nation in the world. Russia's capital and largest city is Moscow; other major urban areas include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan and Chelyabinsk.

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Hit the road, duck: Russian policemen stop traffic for birds family

Roody shelducks family got lost in the Russian capital but finally made it to a new pond with help of Moscovites and police. Courtesy 'telegram @ cifroon'

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Russian police help ducks cross street in Moscow

A Russian police car has helped a family of ducks cross a busy street in Moscow. Passersby also assisted in stopping the traffic and guiding the couple and their 12 ducklings to safety. The ducks..

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying he was "treated horribly" and called the investigation into Russian election interference a..

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Barr dispels 'Obamagate' claims to Trump's surprise

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Monday he does not expect a Justice Department review of the FBI's handling of 2016 election interference to lead to criminal investigation of former..

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Trump 'surprised' Barr not investigating Obama

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was surprised that Attorney General William Barr opted not to look at former President Barack Obama in a Justice Department review of the FBI's handling of..

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Trump Surprised Obama Won't Be Part Of Justice Department Review Of The 2016 Russia Probe [Video]

Trump Surprised Obama Won't Be Part Of Justice Department Review Of The 2016 Russia Probe

Attorney General William Barr chose to not look into former President Barack Obama. Obama is not being considered in a Justice Department review of the FBI’s handling of the 2016 Russia probe...

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Merkel says Germany has ‘hard evidence’ of Russian hacking

"I can honestly say that it pains me. Everyday I try to build a better relationship with Russia and on the other hand, there is such hard evidence that Russian forces are doing this," the German..

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