russia

Noun
  • A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia
    Established in 1922
    Included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others)
    Officially dissolved 31 December 1991 (synset 109025654)
  • Formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia (synset 109030093)
  • A former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital
    Powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital
    Overthrown by revolution in 1917 (synset 109025184)
  • A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia
    Formerly Soviet Russia
    Since 1991 an independent state (synset 109028783)

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