Interesting facts about Russia
Russia used to have 11 time zones which is more than any other country ever had, but this was culled in 2011 to “only” nine.
Nine million commuters are said to ride the Moscow metro on daily basis. That’s more that London and New York combined
Russia’s pipelines could wrap around Earth about six times.
70% of Russia is Siberia.
The highest point in Europe is also located in (surprise!)…Russia. Mount Elbrus stands at 5,642m (18,510 ft) above sea level.