Russia also officially known as the Russian Federation is a sovereign state in northern Eurasia. Russia, the world’s largest nation, borders European and Asian countries as well as the Pacific and Arctic oceans. Its landscape ranges from tundra and forests to subtropical beaches. It is a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. Russia is the world's ninth most populous country.It has a wide natural resource base, including major deposits of timber, petroleum, natural gas, coal, ores and other mineral resources.
The Russian economy rank stands at the tenth position by nominal GDP and sixth by purchasing power parity in 2015. It is a great power and a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, a member of the G20, the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the 5 members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
In Physics, Peace, Literature, Economics, Chemistry and Medicine, Russia produced 27 Nobel laureates so far. The exodus of Russia’s best mathematicians to the West since the disintegration of the Soviet Union is often illustrated with such potent anecdotes, but two Moscow-based academics have now sought to quantify what the traditional mathematics powerhouse lost during the early-1990s brain drain and what the emigrants’ host countries have gained. Steklov Institute of Mathematics is a premier research institute in russia.Various mathematics related journlas are published form russia. Russian Academy of Sciences publishes a list of mathematics journals in russia. Saint-Petersburg State University, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Novosibirsk State University, National Research University, Tomsk State University and various other are offering mathematics related courses.