When was Russia named Russia?

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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.
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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.
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