|Population||144 Million (2018)|
|Major religion||Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism|
|Export goods||Petroleum and petroleum products, natural gas, metals, wood and wood products, Chemicals, and a wide variety of civilian and military manufactures|
|Import goods||Machinery and equipment, vehicles, consumer goods, foodstuffs, chemical products, industrial consumer goods.|
|Main industries||Machinery, vehicles, pharmaceutical products, plastic, semi-finished metal products, meat, fruits and nuts, optical and medical instruments, iron, steel|
|Life expectancy||62.61 Years (men), 73.75 Years (Women)|
|Currency||Russian ruble (₽) (RUB)|
|Area||17,098,246 km2 (6,601,670 sq mi)|
|International dialing code||+7|
Russia is the largest country in the world, covering over six million miles of land. Russia covers all of northern Asia and spans nine different time zones.
Russia possesses one of the best mass-education systems in the world, and has a long-standing tradition of high-quality education for all citizens. Russia’s education system produces a 98% literacy rate, exceeding that of most Western European countries. Russia’s top universities are located in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The top universities in Russia have extremely competitive entry requirements, and hold special entry exams each year.
Following are the degrees and courses Russian universities are known for:
Smolny Institute of St. Petersburg