, in general obeying common to all countries and peoples laws, had at the same time its own unique features. Russia, by virtue of its size, even for its inhabitants remains largely terra incognito. Russian territory is washed by 13 seas of three oceans. The largest lakes of Russia, the Caspian and
, because of the large size of their surface are also very often referred to as the seas, although the Caspian Sea and Lake Baikal are not connected with the oceans.
(Russian Federation) is the largest state by area in the world. Its sheer size determine a variety of natural resources, which has no other country in the world. The territory of Russia is diverse for its unique natural monuments and resources. Gorgeous, lush forests, majestic rivers and vast steppes amaze travelers with unrivaled splendor and beauty.
there are larch forests, pine, birch, spruce, aspen, fir, oak, lime and hornbeam forests. Conifers occupy more than 3/4 of the volume of Russian timber resources. Russia is the largest
power. On the area of forests is ranked first in the world, with more than 1/5 of the area of the world's forests and timber reserves and 2/3 of world reserves of boreal and temperate forests.
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