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Facts about Russia

For Speakers and Others Interested in the Soviet Union

by Friends of the Soviet Union (Group)

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Friends of the Soviet Union in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communism

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26444618M
    OCLC/WorldCa79295345

    Michael I (Russian: Михаи́л Фёдорович Рома́нов, Mikhail Fyodorovich Romanov) (22 July [O.S. 12 July] – 23 July [O.S. 13 July] ) became the first Russian Tsar of the House of Romanov after the zemskiy sobor of elected him to rule the Tsardom of was the son of Feodor Nikitich Romanov (later known as Patriarch Filaret) and of Xenia (later known as Father: Feodor Nikitich Romanov. Lebedev, who was born in Moscow in , picks 10 books that explain Russia's complicated past and present. I was celebrating New Year’s Eve of with my high school friends. There were 18 of us.

    Russia - Russia - Climate: Several basic factors determine Russia’s variable climates. The country’s vast size and compact shape—the great bulk of the land is more than miles ( km) from the sea, while certain parts lie as much as 1, miles (2, km) away—produce a dominance of continental regimes. The country’s northerly latitude ensures that these are cold continental. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an .

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