How many countries were part of the USSR?
At different times, the number of countries (called Union republics) that were part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) varied. At the time of the collapse of the…

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Which country does Greenland belong to?
Greenland is the largest island on the planet, located in the North Atlantic ocean, just 740 kilometers from the North pole. The huge (2.2 million square km) area of the…

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Why do Turks love Russian girls?
It should be noted immediately – Russian girls are loved not only by Turks... But if we talk about the Turks, it is true that many young people, especially from…

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Why is Latin America called Latin?
Latin America is an unofficial collective name for many American countries and territories where the official languages are romance languages derived from Latin, the language of the ancient Romans: Spanish,…

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Why was America called America?
As you know, the discoverer of the American continent, Christopher Columbus, did not call the land discovered by him his name, because he considered it the East coast of Asia,…

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Walking in Helsinki
It's no secret that many Russians living in the North-Western district spend their weekends in Finland. Today, they can easily rent a cottage on the lake, and relax in the…

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Five of the most dangerous animal species on our planet
We often judge the danger of an animal that lives far from our home by reading books and memorable cartoons in childhood. For example, in India there are evil cobras,…

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