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The official name of Russia is the Russian Federation or, simply, Russia. Russian Constitution states that both names, Russia and Russian Federation, are equal.

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Where did Israel get its name from what is the official name for it?

Answer . The State of Israel is a modern restoration of the ancient Jewish homeland. Jacob, the third the third patriarch, was given the name 'Israel' after his battle with an angel from God. The Jewish people are the Children of Jacob, otherwise known as the Children of Israel. Their homeland is the land of Israel.. The official name in Hebrew is "Medinat Yisrael," the State of Israel in English.

How did Russia get its name?

Russia got it's name from the barbarian tribe Rus who lived there. It is thought to have gotten the name from the Scandinavian ethnic groups which came and took on the name of Rus, becoming the idea for the name Russia.

What is the name of Santa Claus in Russia?

Ded Moroz, "Father Frost". Дед Мороз. Santa Claus is the prototype of Saint Nicholas, as I know, which have been transformed to Christmas personage by society and commercial. In Russia we have got the same winter personage called "Ded Moroz" who is very close to Santa Claus - with the same white beard, red caftan and the mission of the man who brings presents for everyone The translation of Ded Moroz into English sounds as "Grandfather Frost". The roots of "Grandfather Frost" personage stems not from some of saint people, as I know, but from heathen (pagan) personage (maybe somebody like "God of winter" or "God of frost") from deep deep past. It comes with presents not at 25 of December but at night from 31 of December to 1 of January, when new year comes. The Christmas - 7 January (in Orthodoxy) = 25 December + 13 days because of Julian calendar is the pure religion holiday in Russia :-)

When did Russia get its official name?

It was named Russia in the 800's by vikings, after a tribe andregion called "Rus".

What is the name of Russia parliament?

the first one was called Duma, formed in october 1905. Du ma is also Vietnamese cussing. xD. the first one was called Duma, formed in october 1905. Du ma is also Vietnamese cussing. xD

Why did Lenin name Russia the USSR?

The choosing to name Imperial Russia's successor the Union ofSoviet Socialist Republics was based on the initial signatories ofits founding. The provinces/states of Belarus, Ukraine and Russiawere the first signers, and thus the founding Republics.

What are names Russia has been known for?

Russian Federation, Russia, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, USSR, Soviet Russia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Russian Empire, Rossiyskaya Federatsiya, Rossiya

What is Russias state name?

The actual name of Russia is Rossiya, transliterated from Cyrillicto English. The official government and state name in English isthe Russian Federation, or Rossiskaya Federatziya transliterated.

What is the name of the biggest bug in Russia?

Amur giant water bug ( Lethocerus deyrollei ) is the name of the biggest bug in Russia. A bug technically must be a member of the Heteroptera suborder of the Hemiptera insect/true bugs order, whose largest-sized members are always giant water bugs such as the 1.9- to 2.6-inch (4.8- to 6.5-centimeter) invertebrate in question.

How Did Georgia in Russia Get its name?

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Names of mountains in Russia?

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What is the former name of Russia?

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What is the present name for Leningrad Russia?

Leningrad reverted to it's original name of Saint Petersburg at the breakup of the USSR in 1991.

What is the name of the legislature in Russia?

Federal Assembly of Russia (Russian: Федеральное Собрание, transliteration: Federalnoye Sobraniye or Federalnoje Sobranije) Is the name of the legislature of the Russian Federation, according to the Constitution of Russian Federation, 1993.

What was the name for the Mongol empire in Russia?

1) There was no Russia at times of Mongol Empire. It was calledKiev Russ. . 2) Former Kiev Russ teritories are now parts of Belaruss, Russiaand Ukraine. . Now mongolian occupation times are called "Igo" or "Orda". If you're intrested in my imho: Actually those times are not actually occupation, rather times ofempire formation (Look at map of former Mongol empire and modernRussia, nothing similar?). We all will be united once again! In even more large empire. Aslike empire was reborn as Russian Empire. Just only took away fromus your western agents (our politics).

Why did they name Russia Russia?

Nobody knows for sure as it goes back a thousand years. The ruling theory is that the name was transferred from a term used by local tribes for the 'Swedish' 'vikings' (meaning something like the 'boat people'). According to legend a internal strife among 'Russians' were settles by accepting an outsider as king. This outsider is supposed to have been a 'Swedish' 'viking' leader. (Note: at that time there was nothing called Russia, Sweden and probably not Vikings either - these are all later terminology. The original term is just Rus). In Novgorod in Russia they have an interesting viking age museum filled with object testifying to the Scandinavian influence on early Russian culture. by plane

What is the official animal of Russia?

The animal portrayed on the Russian coat of arms is the two-headed eagle. However Russia is often personified as the Russian Bear; the governing party of Russia, United Russia use the Bear as their party's symbol.

Who are the government officials in Russia today?

Pres. Dmitriy Anatolyevich MEDVEDEV Premier Vladimir Vladimirovich PUTIN First Dep. Premier Igor Ivanovich SHUVALOV First Dep. Premier Viktor Alekseyevich ZUBKOV Dep. Premier Sergey Borisovich IVANOV Dep. Premier Dmitriy Nikolayevich KOZAK Dep. Premier Aleksey Leonidovich KUDRIN Dep. Premier Igor Ivanovich SECHIN Dep. Premier Sergey Semenovich SOBYANIN Dep. Premier Aleksandr Dmitriyevich ZHUKOV Min. of Agriculture Yelena Borisovna SKRYNNIK Min. of Civil Defense, Emergencies, & Natural Disasters Sergey Kuzhugetovich SHOYGU Min. of Communications & Mass Media Igor Olegovich SHCHEGOLEV Min. of Culture Aleksandr Alekseyevich AVDEYEV Min. of Defense Anatoliy Eduardovich SERDYUKOV Min. of Economic Development Elvira Sakhipzadovna NABIULLINA Min. of Education & Science Andrey Aleksandrovich FURSENKO Min. of Energy Sergey Ivanovich SHMATKO Min. of Finance Aleksey Leonidovich KUDRIN Min. of Foreign Affairs Sergey Viktorovich LAVROV Min. of Health & Social Development Tatyana Alekseyevna GOLIKOVA Min. of Industry & Trade Viktor Borisovich KHRISTENKO Min. of Internal Affairs Rashid Gumarovich NURGALIYEV Min. of Justice Aleksandr Vladimirovich KONOVALOV Min. of Natural Resources & Ecology Yuriy Petrovich TRUTNEV Min. of Regional Development Viktor Fedorovich BASARGIN Min. of Sport, Tourism, & Youth Policy Vitaliy Leontyevich MUTKO Min. of Transportation Igor Yevgenyevich LEVITIN Dir., Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) Mikhail Yefimovich FRADKOV Dir., Federal Security Service (FSB) Aleksandr Vasilyevich BORTNIKOV Head, Govt. Apparatus Sergey Semenovich SOBYANIN Sec., Security Council Nikolay Platonovich PATRUSHEV Procurator Gen. Yuriy Yakovlevich CHAYKA Chmn., Central Bank of Russia Sergey Mikhaylovich IGNATYEV Ambassador to the US Sergey Ivanovich KISLYAK Permanent Representative to the UN, New York Vitaliy Ivanovich CHURKIN

What was the official church of Russia?

Eastern Orthodox Church The Orthordox Church Eastern Orthodox Church Russian Orthodox Christianity which was adopted in the 10th Century. Others include Islam, Buddhism and Judaism

In Russia what is the nick name for moscow?

Actually, there's no nickname. 'Moscow' is pretty short, no need to create a separate word, like with St. Petersburg which we simply call "Peter"

3 names of animals in Russia?

some of the animals in Russia are:. The Great Eagle Owl, Beavers, Wolves, Common Squirrels, Ravens and Hares.

What are the names of small villages in Russia?

There are a lot of different and different names.. For example, Koryakino, Rybushki, Gadyukino, Bogoslovo, Trubino and etc... (all o them are near Moscow)

What is the name of Russia king?

The last Tsar of Russia was Nicholas II who, along with his entire family, was executed in 1918.

What is the official church of Russia?

The official church of Russia is the Russian Orthodox Church. Eventhough it is the official church there is complete religiousfreedom in most of Russia.

Where did the name Russia come from?

People from Scandinavia who settled the land along the rivers in what is now north western Russia, were known as the Rus. After some linguistic development, the land eventually became known as "Rossiya" (in Russian). "Russia" is an English language corruption of "Rossiya". The German word for Russia is Rusland, a name that dates back possibly 1,000 years.

How did Russia get is name?

From what the Europeans called the barbarian tribes that settled around what is present day Moscow. They were called "the Rus".

What is Russia name for Vernonia elliptica?

Scientific name: Vernonia elliptica , Russian name: Вернония вьющаяся , English name: Climbing vernonia, French name: Vernonie grimpant

How are government officials elected in Russia?

Russia has elections in the same way that any other country does. People go to polling stations and cast their votes. Votes are counted, and someone wins.

What is the currecy name of russia?

The Russian currency is called a Ruble. 1 Russian Ruble = 0.03697 U.S. dollars. :)

The council in Russia was known by which name?

Russian for council is soviet . It was the new government structures called the Soviets created during the revolution that gave the name to the Soviet Union.

How did Samara Russia Get Its name?

i wish i knew it but i don't. whoever reads this should either improve this answer, find a better ask website, or LOOK IT UP IN A BOOK!

Is this name from Russia?

Russian names include: Ivan, Dimitry, Vitaly, Vlad, Sergi, Illiya, Natasha, Olga, Lana, Svetlana, Masha, Dasha, Dima, Sasha, Boris and Tatyana.

What was the name used for Russia after the Revolution?

The "Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic" was the new name for Russia and its incorporated countries after the Revolution. It was not until 1923-1924 that it adopted the name "Union of Soviet Socialist Republics" (USSR) after it joined with Belorussia, Georgia and the Transcaucasus Federation.

What is the name of the combat squad in Russia?

your probably thinking of the Speznatz, who supposedly are to equal U.S. Army Rangers althought their stratigec capabilites and weapon advancements are minimal

What was the original name of Russia?

I believe that Russia was originally called the Soviet Union while they were under communism.

What are some Russia names for girls?

Russian name. Pronunciation. Non-Russian. Александра. ahleekSAHNdrah. Alexandra. Алина. ahLEEnah. Alina. Алиса. ahLEEsah. Alisa. Алла. AHLla. Alla. Алёна. ahLYOnah. Alyona. Альбина. ahl'BEEnah. Albina. Анастасия. ahnahstahSEEya. Anastasiya. Анна. AHNna. Anna. Антонина. ahntahNEEnah. Antonina. Анжелика. ahnzhiLEEkah. Anzhelika. Анфиса. ahFEEsah. Anfisa.

What is the name of the large desert in Russia?

Russia has no true deserts. It does, however, have Siberia which is composed of taiga and tundra but is not really a desert.

When was Russia named Russia?

The word 'Russia' is actually English. In German 'Russia' is Russland which means 'a land of the Rus". Originally the name was 'Rus' that corresponds to the semi-legend South-Baltic tribe of Rus. We call our country "Россия" which in translitteration is 'Rossia". That name was fisrt officially proclaimed in the 15th century. But even as back as that time the country of Moscovits was called in the style of the ancient Rus. But then in the period of Empire the name Russia (Rossia) took its dominance. The stem 'Rus' (Ros) originates in the name os the tribe.

What is economically correct name of russia?

It used to be USSR, which I think stood for the United Soviet Socialist Republic, then it was the Soviet Union, now I think it's back to Russia. It's like Hong Kong, or Beijing, or Ho Chi Min City, or... I digress.

What is the fondly called name of Russia?

I'm not sure I understand this question! Do you mean like what is Russia's nickname? Because I don't think most countries have nicknames... If you mean like a shortened version or abbreviation (like United States of America --> USA) then sometimes you see RF for Russian Federation. But there is no widely known "pet" name, like Russ Russ or Russikins.

Is Ukraine the new name for Russia?

No. Ukraine was one part of the Soviet Union, as was Russia. Whenthe Soviet Union split up all of the countries in it separated intoindividual countries. So Russia and Ukraine are two separatecountries.

Why did Russia change name to USSR?

It did not change its name. The USSR referred to not just Russiabut a collection of countries, which together were called the Unionof Soviet Socialist Republics. That was between 1922 and 1991. In1991 they split up, leaving Russia on its own again, being one of15 countries.

Was atheism the official religion of cold-war Russia?

Atheism isn't a religion, so it's probably more correct to say that cold-war Russia had no official religion.

What new name did Russia get?

Throughout most of the 1900s, including during World war II, Russia was known as the Soviet Union, or the USSR.

Was atheism the official religion of cold war Russia?

The CCCP (USSR or Union of Soviet Social Republics) was always Irreligion, which is like Atheism, but not at the same time. Irreligion is the absence of religion. It was not practiced or anything. It was just not there. Religion was not a big role in the CCCP, so they did not bother with it.

Why was Russia named Russia?

The people living in the area of what is now Russia were referred to as 'Rus' in Medieval Latin. They then adopted this name and formed the country of Russia.

Is crimea now officially part of russia?

President Vladimir Putin has claimed that Crimea is officially apart of Russia after he signed a treaty.

What does the name russia mean?

It comes from a river known as the "Rus" to the Vikings whoexplored and settled the region.

What does Russia ' s name mean?

It means 'Rus ("Русь" in Russian), "Россия" ('Rossiya') andtherefore 'Russia'. Rossiya ("Россия"), 'Rus ("Русь") mean'Rus, 'Rossiya'. What means 'eng' in the word 'England'? 'Russia'means 'Rus.

What was the official religion of Russia under the communists?

Orthodox Christianity, as before. But it was banned. That was themain reason of fall of USSR.