Russia Facts – 46 Interesting Facts About Russia

Fun facts about Russia

The Russian Orthodox New Year falls on 14th of January. So Russians celebrate two new years in the month of January.

Russia gave equal rights to women in 1918 before USA which granted suffrage to its women in 1920

The precursor to the Modern Periodic table was prepared by a Russian Chemist named Dmitry Mendleev

The biggest bell in the world was made in Russia in 1735, the Tsar Kolokol bell and can be still found at the Kremlin. Sadly the bell was never rung and it cracked as soon as it was made.

27 Russian citizens obtained Noble Prize in different fields.

Russia has common border with 14 nations across Europe and Asia. No other countries has as many borders.