Area: 17 million sq km
Population: 144 millions
Capital City: Moscow
People: 81% Russian, 4% Tatar, 3% Ukranian and numerous ethnic minorities
Religion: Russian Orthodox Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism
President: Mr. Vladimir PUTIN
NATIONAL SYMBOLS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
The National Flag
The National Flag of the Russian Federation is an official state symbol, whose description is established by law. It is a symbol of the sovereignty of the state.
The National Flag of the Russian Federation is a rectangular cloth of three equal horizontal stripes: the uppermost is white, the middle is blue and the bottom is red. The proportion of the flag's width to its length is 2:3.
The National Emblem
The State Seal of the Russian Federation is an official state symbol and the state's official emblem.
The double-headed eagle has regained its status as the centerpiece of Russia's state seal, testifying to the continuity of Russian history.
The State Seal of the Russian Federation is a rectangular red heraldic shield. At the bottom, it has rounded corners and a pointed middle. The shield is adorned with a golden double-headed eagle spreading its wings upward. The eagle is crowned with two small crowns and, above them, a large crown, all three joined together by a ribbon.
The National anthem:
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