Top 10 INSANE facts about Russia

As Winston Churchill once said, Russia is “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma”.

1. Russia’s surface area is bigger than Pluto’s surface area.

2. Russia spans 11 contiguous time zones which is more than any other country.

3. Siberia accounts for 77% of Russia.

4. Lake Baikal holds 1/5 of the world’s fresh water. And it is absolutely beautiful.

5. At the nearest point, Russia and the United States are less than 4 km apart.

6. In 1867 Russia sold Alaska to the United States for less than 2 cents an acre. Not bad, huh?

7. It is believed that Russia has at least 15 “secret cities” with unknown names and locations. Care to find them?

8. More than 9 million people ride the Moscow Metro every day. That is more than New York and London combined.

9. In Russia, driving around with a dirty car is a criminal offense. So don’t do it…

10. Apple is worth more than the entire Russian stock market.

Know another crazy fact about Russia?

Share with us in the comments!

Help us grow. Support The Duran on Patreon!


The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of The Duran.

What do you think?

Notify of
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Phillip Kokesh
Phillip Kokesh
June 27, 2017

move over, Texas… ????????

July 6, 2017

Tomorrow is Russia… Russia IS tomorrow!
…. the hybrid-reptile, satanic, child butchering, hives of exploitation of real flesh & blood beings are rotting from the inside of their putrid virus infected guts are dying … finally! …. they are NOT going quietly, they have created hoards of “The Walking Dead” to take as many uninfected living beings with them as they can… but the tipping point has been reached.

Edgar Cayce was right.

Reply to  englishvinal
July 6, 2017

Tomorrow is Russia… Russia IS tomorrow! That is such a powerful line. I’m Melting! – The Wizard of Oz (7/8) Movie CLIP (1939) HD… For some reason, this scene reminds me ofa State Visit in the White House: The Wizard of Oz: Pay No Attention… Good questions you asked and I did have hope that he would be different. Sending the tomahawks to Syria, whilst hosting the President of China, was not a good move. Together, with the BBC dancing and singing, because he came out today and blamed Russia for Ukraine. At the end of the day… Read more »

US threats to Syria are Israelgate NOT Russiagate

BREAKING: Cyber-attacks hit Russia and Ukraine