Monday, September 30, 2013

Russia


Russia is the largest country in the world.

It is so large, that even though it's part of Europe, it's also part of Asia!

russia
(from: wikipedia - russia)

For dessert in Russia, you might have syrniki, which is kind of like a donut!
syrniki
(from: wikipedia - syrniki)

The Russian's were the first to launch a satellite in space, called Sputnik 1
sputnik
(from: wikipedia - russia)

Saint Basil's Cathedral is a beautiful famous church in the city of Moscow.
saint basil's cathedral
(from: wikipedia - russia)

One of the most famous musical composers ever was Russian Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
He wrote the famous Nutcracker ballet.
nutcracker ballet
(from: wikipedia - russia)