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Russia is the common name of the Russian Federation, formerly known as the USSR, which is situated in both Europe and Asia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic and has a rich and varied history, having shed itself of its Communist form of government when it took on its new name in 1993 after a constitutional crisis and national referendum. It has both a president and a prime minister.

 

 

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