Russia is a sovereign state in north Eurasia and it shares the land borders of Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea from northwest to southeast. The country officially called as Russian Federation. Russia is the world's largest country with a population of 144 million.
Russia’s territory is 17,098,242 km², of which 17,021,900 km² is land and 79,400 km² water and it contains forty UNESCO biosphere reserves. The country is having 85 administrative territorial divisions in those twenty two republics, nine krais, fourty six oblasts; one deemed oblast, four autonomous okrugs, and three cities with federal status, namely the cities of Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and Sevastopol. It contains some natural resources such as Natural gas, Manganese, Nickel, Tungsten, Cobalt, Molybdenum and another iron alloying elements occur in adequate quantities.
The country has a high-income mixed economy and also state ownership in strategic areas of economy. The World Bank estimates the Russia’s natural resources total value of 75 trillion US dollars and Russia was the sixth largest economy in the world by PPP and tenth largest at market exchange rates.
Russia is having 27 Nobel Laureates in the fields of Physics, Economics, Chemistry, Peace, Literature and Physiology and Medicine. In Russia, mainly aquaculture research is going on the following research institutes. They are Akvaplan-niva research centre, National Aquaculture Sector- Russian Federation and Russian Federal research Institute of Fishery and Oceanography. Several Aquaculture Journals are published from Russia with articles of good quality. There are many lists of aquaculture journals which emphasize in the field of aquaculture and having a regular frequency in articles publishing. In Scimago, Russia aquaculture journals list is placed in 14th rank and the aquaculture journals in Russia are indexed in PubMed, SCI and Scopus due to which they are publishing around 500-600 articles per year. The list of aquaculture journals in Russia focuses in the field of Oceanography, Marine Biology, Fish Physiology, etc.