Even though the current Russia no longer occupies 1/8 of the land, as it was during the Soviet Union, the water borders remained very long.
Western and Eastern neighbors of Russia
Among the closest neighbors in the west are former Baltic republics: Lithuania, Latvia, $ Estonia. Now the Russians left there have to be very tight, because openly nationalist leaders stand in power. Russian schools are closed, persecution in Russian is conducted.
The Baltic Sea from the west also connects Russia with the country of “thousands of rivers and lakes” Finland and free-loving Poland.
From the east of Russia quite hand to submit to Japan. A narrow strait called Laperouse separates the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin Island from Japan’s Hokkaido. A unique state with centuries of history, one of their oldest empires of the world. Culture and aesthetics with ethics that are nothing to compare to. Hardwork and the ability to squeeze out of scarce natural resources at most. This country is definitely worth visiting at least once, and there – it is possible that you want to return again.
The northern and southern neighbors of the Russian Federation
Caspian Seabasin links Russia with the following countries: Iran, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, $ Kazakhstan.
In the North, the even shorter Bering Strait divides Russia and the United States. Alexander II had the indiscretion to sell Alaska America for quite a pittance. Then remained, as they say, only elbows to bite — cheapened. And the Russian developed these lands by that time very thoroughly. It was necessary to clean up and not to have the bread… to mainstream America much further.
Kingdom of Norway. The border with this northern European state is small. It is only 196 km long. According to the UN, this country is the most prosperous and developed in the world.
From the southwest Russia the waters of the Black Sea borders Georgia – a mountainous country with incredible beauty landscapes and developed winemaking, historically and spiritually close Ukraine, famous eastern eastern resort Turkey and the Balkan states Bulgaria and Romania.$