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  2. Ruwiki (website) - Wikipedia

    Ruwiki (Russian: Рувики, romanized: Ruviki) is a Russian online encyclopedia. It was launched in July 2023 as a fork of the Russian Wikipedia, and has been described by some media groups as "Putin-friendly" and "Kremlin-compliant".

  3. Russians Are Racing to Download Wikipedia Before It Gets Banned

    Russian-language Wikipedia is even smaller, continuing 1.8 million articles compared with English Wikipedia’s 6.4 million. Advertisement. Ever since its early days, the online encyclopedia has ...

  4. Republics of Russia - Wikipedia

    The republics are one type of federal subject of the Russian Federation . 21 republics are internationally recognized as part of Russia, another is under its de facto control. [1] [2] [3] [b] The original republics were created as nation states for ethnic minorities. The indigenous ethnicity that gives its name to the republic is called the ...

  5. Casualties of the Russo-Ukrainian War - Wikipedia

    A civilian killed in Kyiv following Russian missile strikes on 10 October 2022. By 18 December 2022, OHCHR had recorded 17,595 civilian casualties in Ukraine since February 24, 2022: 6,826 killed and 10,769 injured. This included 9,620 (4,036 killed and 5,584 injured) in Donetsk and Luhansk.

  6. Russian ruble - Wikipedia

    The ruble or rouble [c] ( Russian: рубль, romanized : rublʹ; symbol: ₽; abbreviation: руб or р. in Cyrillic, Rub in Latin; [1] ISO code: RUB) is the currency of the Russian Federation. The ruble is subdivided into 100 kopecks (sometimes written as copeck or kopek; Russian: копе́йка, romanized : kopeyka, pl. копе́йки ...

  7. Federal subjects of Russia - Wikipedia

    Terminology. An official government translation of the Constitution of Russia from Russian to English uses the term "constituent entities of the Russian Federation". For example, Article 5 reads: "The Russian Federation shall consist of republics, krais, oblasts, cities of federal significance, an autonomous oblast, and autonomous okrugs, which shall have equal rights as constituent entities ...

  8. Timeline of Russian history - Wikipedia

    1582. 15 January. Livonian War: The Peace of Jam Zapolski ended Polish–Lithuanian participation in the war. Russia gave up its claims to Livonia and the city of Polatsk . 23 October. Battle of Chuvash Cape: Russian soldiers dispersed the armed forces of the Siberia Khanate from its capital, Qashliq . 1583.

  9. Culture of Russia - Wikipedia

    Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Judaism are Russia's traditional religions, deemed part of Russia's "historical heritage" in a law passed in 1997. [199] Estimates of believers widely fluctuate among sources, and some reports put the number of non-believers in Russia as high as 48-67% of the population. [200]

  10. Russia - The World Factbook

    Number of operational nuclear reactors: 37 (2023) Number of nuclear reactors under construction: 3. Net capacity of operational nuclear reactors: 27.73GW (2021) Percent of total electricity production: 20.7% (2021) Percent of total energy produced: 3.6% (2021) Number of nuclear reactors permanently shut down: 4.

  11. French invasion of Russia - Wikipedia

    The French invasion of Russia, also known as Russian campaign and in Russia as the Patriotic War of 1812, was initiated by Napoleon with the aim of compelling the Russian Empire to comply with the continental blockade of the United Kingdom. Widely studied, Napoleon's incursion into Russia stands as a focal point in military history, recognized ...