GENERAL INFORMATION

Area: 17 million sq km

Population: 144 millions

Capital City: Moscow

People: 81% Russian, 4% Tatar, 3% Ukranian and numerous ethnic minorities

Language: Russian

Religion: Russian Orthodox Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism

President: Mr. Vladimir PUTIN

President of Russia

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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Play the music with a choir

 

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