War is perhaps one of the most shameful things that the human race participates in on a regular basis. These images of WW2 military in the Neva Bridgehead (or Nevsky Pyatachok) area in Russia.  Russian guys who go out and metal detect WWII battlefields. This is one of the cooler finds but they have hundreds of weapons, ammo, explosives…even many bodies.They work with a couple of organizations to identify and return the remains to the families.Now we are really hoping this is true as it…

War is perhaps one of the most shameful things that the human race participates in on a regular basis. These images of military in the Neva Bridgehead (or Nevsky

The land ceded to the Soviet Union by Finland at the end of the Winter War in 1939. (in red). This ceded territory totaled around ten percent of Finland's land area and twenty percent of its industrial capacity.

Areas ceded by Finland to the Soviet Union after the Winter War in 1940 and the Continuation War in The Porkkala land lease was returned to Finland in Finland covered an area of approximately sq mi) before the handover

"Siberia is an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definition is also known as North Asia. Siberia has historically been a part of Russia since the 17th century. With an area of 13.1 million square kilometres, Siberia accounts for 77% of Russia's land area, but it is home to just 40 million people – 27% of the country's population. This is equivalent to an average population density of about 3 inhabitants per square kilometre, making Siberia one of the most sparsely populated…

Siberia is an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definition is also known as North Asia. Siberia has historically been a par.

Россия Москва Государственный музей-заповедник "Царицыно" One of the many beautiful things you will know about Russia is the White Wonderland Russia becomes in the winter.

One of the many beautiful things is the white wonderland Russia becomes in the winter.

The Mascot!  @Regranned from @natgeo -  Photo: @andy_mann // Sometimes you just dont want your photo to be taken. I totally get it. Youre hot the sea ice is gone seals are no where to be found and youre not feeling yourself today. This polar bear as cute and cuddly as he looks is suffering a harsh reality feeding on bird eggs kelp and seagrass for the next few months until the winter ice returns. Photographed on assignment for @natgeo & @natgeopristineseas in 2013 with @coryrichards…

The Mascot! @Regranned from @natgeo - Photo: @andy_mann // Sometimes you just dont want your photo to be taken. I totally get it. Youre hot the sea ice is gone seals are no where to be found and youre not feeling yourself today. This polar bear as cute and cuddly as he looks is suffering a harsh reality feeding on bird eggs kelp and seagrass for the next few months until the winter ice returns. Photographed on assignment for @natgeo & @natgeopristineseas in 2013 with @coryrichards…

Minsk, the capital of Belarus, is located in the centre of the country…

Minsk: City, capital of Belarus, and administrative centre of Minsk oblast (region). The city lies along the Svisloch River.

A Map of the Strange Border Between Sweden & Finland on Märket Island

MÄRKET ISLAND, a border of Finland and Sweden. A Map of the Strange Border Between Sweden & Finland on Märket Island. Åland's only land border is located on the uninhabited skerry of Märket, which it shares with Sweden.

Chapter 14 Russia – The Land. Chapter 14:1 Objectives 1. Describe the size of Russia’s land area. 2. Discuss how Russia’s interconnected plains and mountain.

Chapter 14 Russia – The Land. Chapter Objectives Describe the size of Russia’s land area. Discuss how Russia’s interconnected plains and mountain.

The official name for Russia is the Russian Federation.  Russia shares borders with many countries, including China, Ukraine, North Korea and Norway.  In terms of land area, Russia is the largest country in the world.  Russia is located across 9 time zones.  At the beginning of 2013, Russia was estimated to have a population of around 143 million.  Russian is the official language of Russia but there are many other languages used in various parts of the country.  The capital and largest city…

Fun Russia Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Russia

The world's two biggest countries, Russia and Canada, are really tiny when the world map is scaled by population instead of land area.

This is what a world map looks like when scaled by population

World population cartogram 2015 (This is what a world map looks like when scaled according to population size)

Estonia. Kazakhstan. Norway. North Korea. These seemingly disparate countries have one thing in common: they share a border with Russia. With a land area...

A Photographer Investigates Life Along Russia's Vast Borders

Estonia. Kazakhstan. Norway. North Korea. These seemingly disparate countries have one thing in common: they share a border with Russia. With a land area...

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