If this is a fair assessment, what to say about us, Russian ?! has reached an area of ??22.4 million square kilometers. Russian flag waving over the enormous territory - from Kamchatka and North China to Poland and the Black Sea, from the Arctic to Central Asia. According to the 1897 census, its population was 128.2 million people, of whom 93.4 - in the European part of Russia, 9.5 - in the Kingdom of Poland, 2.6 million - in the Grand Duchy of Finland, 9.3 million - in the Caucasus region, 5.8 million - in Siberia, 7.7 million - in the Central Asian regions.