SO BIG, SO VAST, so complex, varied, old, historical, confusing, misunderstood.
What can I really tell you about Russia, the world’s largest landmass ( 16,376,870 Km² or 11% of the world), home to 145 million people in 185 different ethnic groups?
I visited its two most famous cities, Moscow and St Petersburg, for a week.
For someone with more insight, try to find the TV or book work of Levison Wood or Simon Reeves.