Back in 1939, Winston Churchill famously remarked that Russia was “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.”
For most people, his words ring true to this day.
Although Russia is the largest country in the world and has the eighth-largest GDP, little is widely known about the nation and its culture.
To help you out with that, we’ve put together a handy little infographic with 10 of the craziest facts about the Russian language, culture, and politics.
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