chapter  3
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Russian Federation

WithValery Krasnov, Nikolay Bokhan

The Russian Federation (Russia) is a country with a huge territory, of 17,075,000 km2, spanning the eastern part of Europe and the northern part of Asia to the Pacific Ocean. Its population as of 2013 was 143.4 million, and country’s GDP in 2012 reached US$3,380 billion, i.e. US$23,570 per capita.