Monday, September 30, 2013


We just learned about the small country of Iceland.

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!

(from: wikipedia - russia)

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

The Russians were the first to launch a satellite in space, called Sputnik 1
(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)

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