Welcome to Russia! Russia is the largest country in the world. It borders 18 other countries. Moscow is the capital of Russia. This city plays a significant role in the country’s life. Saint Petersburg is the second largest city. People of different nationalities live on the territory of Russia. Russian is the state language. However, there are a lot of people speaking various dialects. Approximately half of the territory of the country is covered with forests. Its flora and fauna are quite diverse. Russia is agricultural and industrial country. Russia has a developed economy with enormous natural resources, particularly natural gas and oil. Russia is one of the leading countries in the space industry. Russia is the country with great cultural heritage. There are historic and cultural monuments nearly in every city and town.