Russia Facts – 46 Interesting Facts About Russia

10 Facts about Russia

St. Petersburg Metro is the world’s deepest subway at about 100 m deep.

The city of St. Petersburg has three times as many bridges as Venice.

USA had purchased Alaska from Russia for just $7.2 million in 1867

Beer was not categorized as an alcoholic drink till 2013 in Russia.

Japan and Russia have not signed a peace treaty to end World War II because of the question of Kuril Islands in the Far East.

20% of the unfrozen fresh water lies in the Baikal Lake in Siberia.

Natural Gas and oils is pumped from the far North and North East by pipes. Russian pipelines can go round the globe six times.

Soviet Union had launched the first satellite of the world named Sputnik. It also was the first nation to sends the first man into space, Yuri Gagarin.

The mother tongue of the Soviet Dictator Stalin was Georgian.

The Russian and Americans are separated by just 4 kilometers at their closest point.