40+ Odd Facts About Russia You Didn’t Know About

Russia is located in Eurasia, the combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia, and their official language is Russian though there are 27 other co-official languages in the country. To understand Russian culture there are many interesting facts that are worth knowing. Russia is constantly in the headlines and because it’s one of the most powerful economies in the world none of the country’s decisions or involvement in international affairs can go unnoticed.

1. Russia’s Homicide rate is crazy high.

The homicide rate in Russia reaches 9.70 per 100,000 and doubling Americas’ 4.7 per 100,000.

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