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russia

 
Noun russia has 4 senses
  1. Soviet Union, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR - a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia an others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
    --1 is a kind of country, state, land
    --1 is a part of Eurasia
    --1 has parts:
     Soviet Socialist Republic; Soviet Russia, Russia, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic; Caspian, Caspian Sea
  2. Soviet Russia, Russia, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic - formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia
    --2 is a kind of Soviet Socialist Republic
    --2 is a part of
     Soviet Union, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR; Eurasia
    --2 has members:
     Komi; Cheremis, Cheremiss, Mari; Ingrian, Inger, Ingerman; Mordva, Mordvin, Mordvinian; Veps, Vepse, Vepsian; Vogul, Mansi; Russian
  3. Russia - a former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in 17-18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution in 1917
    --3 is a kind of
    empire
    --3 is a part of Eurasia
    --3 has part: Muscovy
  4. Russia, Russian Federation - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
    --4 is a kind of country, state, land
    --4 is a part of Eurasia
    --4 is a member of Commonwealth of Independent States, CIS
    --4 has parts:
     Karelia; Moscow, capital of the Russian Federation, Russian capital; Astrakhan; Cherepovets; Chechnya, Chechenia, Chechen Republic; Grozny, Groznyy; Kaluga; Khabarovsk; Kursk; Siberia; Nizhnyi Novgorod, Nizhni Novgorod, Gorki, Gorky, Gorkiy; Kazan; St. Petersburg, Leningrad, Peterburg, Petrograd, Saint Petersburg; Murmansk; Nalchik; Novgorod; Perm, Molotov; Saratov; Smolensk; Ufa; Volgograd, Stalingrad, Tsaritsyn; Novosibirsk; Chelyabinsk; Omsk; Vladivostok; Novaya Zemlya, Nova Zembla; Kola Peninsula; Amur, Amur River, Heilong Jiang; Dnieper, Dnieper River; Don, Don River; Lake Ilmen, Ilmen; Lake Ladoga, Ladoga; Lake Onega, Onega; Neva, Neva River; Tien Shan, Tyan Shan; Urals, Ural Mountains; Volga, Volga River; Volkhov, Volkhov River
    --4 has particulars: European Russia; Asian Russia
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