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Which river flows through Moscow?
Moskva River. The name of the city is derived from the name of the river Moskva.
What is the most popular sport in Lithuania?
Basketball is the only sport the 3.2 million Lithuanians truly care about. They dominated in pre-war Europe (Euro Basket winners in 1937 and 1939). Having been part of the Soviet Union, Lithuanian players frequently formed the core of the Soviet national team.
Which country is Yakutia a part of?
Russia. Yakutia is known for as the coldest area in the Northern Hemisphere. Some of the lowest natural temperatures ever recorded have been here: −67.8 °C (−90.0 °F) in Verkhoyansk in 1892, and −71.2 °C (−96.2 °F) in Oymyakon in 1926.
Which country is Tatarstan a part of?
Russia. Tatarstan is a part of the Russian Federation, located between the Volga river and the Ural mountains. As its name suggests, the area is inhabited by Tatars. It was conquered by the troops of Tsar Ivan the Terrible in the 1550s and later converted to Christianity.
Which country is Karelia a part of?
Russia. Karelia is a region divided between Russia and Finland. It stretches from the White Sea to the Baltic Sea.
Which river flows through Prague?
Vltava is commonly referred to as the Czech national river.
Which country borders Ukraine?
Hungary. Ukraine borders Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova.