What one word can you use to describe Russia? Big! It is the world’s largest country, spanning eleven time zones, sprawling from the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic and reaching eastward all the way to the nose of Alaska on the Pacific. It has the most extensive range of mineral and natural resources of any country on earth, including twenty-five per cent of the world’s forests. Surely its topographical gem must be the stunningly beautiful but freezing Lake Baikal in Siberia, a mile deep canyon over 650 kilometers long and 80 wide, with 20% of the world’s fresh water—all the waters of the five Great Lakes of North America could easily fit into Baikal.
But Winston Churchill described Russia this way:
” Russia is a puzzle, wrapped in a mystery, and stuffed in an enigma.”
Part of this is because the vastness of Russia defies any clear and clever description; also because passion, extremism, and contradiction, seems to barely create a ripple in its body politic.
Excerpt from Russia Report
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Russia is one of the unique countries of the world. It holds a key for global revival. Read more about Russia's special history, new identity, and prophetic destiny, along with a report of the Australasian Leader's Mission to Russia.