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  1. Russia Ava Crawford

  2. History Founded by the Eastern Slavs The Slavs merged as a group Legends and rumors The Legend of Catherine the Great They still talk about these legends

  3. Geographical location Situated in two parts of the World One third of Russia belongs to Eastern Europe Neighbors a lot of different countries

  4. Current Info/facts Largest country in the world 1/7th of the World’s landmass Oldest mountains, deepest lake (Lake Baikal) Best art institutes Rich in natural recourses (Oil, natural gas, timber) 12 seas on its territory

  5. St. Basil's Cathedral Made in 1561 2nd tallest building in Russia A Russian Orthodox church

  6. Novosibirsk, Russia The Novosibirsk zoo 3rd largest city in Russia Biggest ballet theatre/ opera theatre

  7. Ice Palace Hosts the (International Ice hockey federation) European Champions Cup. Tours Concerts

  8. The hermitage (Winter Palace) Most popular visited Most extensive assortments Largest painting collection

  9. Peterhof Palace and Gardens Fountains Greens Statues

  10. Citations History- "History of Russia ." interKnowledge Corp., 1996. Print. <http://www.geographia.com/russia/rushis01.htm>. Geographical location- "Russia." Russia. Wolfram Alpha LLC, 2011. Print. <http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=russia>. Facts about country- "Russia." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2011. Web. 10 Nov. 2011. Tour stops- "St. Basil's Cathedral ." St. Basil's Cathedral . (2000): 1. Print. <http://www.moscow.info/red-square/st-basils-cathedral.phtml;. - "Novosibirsk city." Novosibirsk city. (2002): 1. Web. 15 Nov. 2011. <http://www.telescopes.ru/novosibirsk.phtml>. -"Things To Do in St. Petersburg ." Hermitage (Winter Palace). (2000): n. page. Web. 15 Nov. 2011. <http://www.igougo.com/attractions-reviews-b94686-St._Petersburg- The_Hermitage_(Winter_Palace).html>. - "Things To Do in St. Petersburg." Peterhof Palace and Gardens. (2000): n. page. Web. 15 Nov. 2011. <http://www.igougo.com/attractions-reviews-b334827-St._Petersburg-Peterhof_Palace_and_Gardens.html>.