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|native_name = ''Российская Федерация <sup>(Russian)</sup>''
 
|native_name = ''Российская Федерация <sup>(Russian)</sup>''
 
|conventional_long_name = <span style="line-height:1.33em;">Russian Federation</span>
 
|conventional_long_name = <span style="line-height:1.33em;">Russian Federation</span>
 
|common_name = Russia
 
|common_name = Russia
|image_flag = Flag_of_Russia.svg
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|image_flag = ФЛАГ РОССИИ.png
|official_languages = Russian
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|image_map = Flag-map_of_Russian_Federation.png
|largest_city = Moscow
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|national_anthem = [[wp:National Anthem of Russia|Государственный гимн Российской Федерации]]
|established = 25 December 1991 <small>(as '''Russian Federation''')</small>
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|official_languages = [[wp:Russian language|Russian]]
|population_estimate = 143,030,106 <small>(as of 2012)</small>
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|established = 25 December [[1991]] <small>(as '''Russian Federation''')</small>
|currency = Ruble (RUB)|capital = Moscow}}
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|population_estimate = 143,030,106 <small>(as of [[2012]])</small>
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|leader_title1 = [[wp:President|President]]
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|leader_name1 = [[wp:Vladimir Putin|Владимир Путин (Vladimir Putin)]]
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|leader_title2 = [[wp:Prime Minister|Prime Minister]]
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|leader_name2 = [[wp:Dmitry Medvedev|Дмитрий Медведев (Dmitry Medvedev)]]
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|currency = [[wp:Russian ruble|Russian Ruble]] (RUB)|capital = [[wp:Moscow|Moscow]]}}
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[[File:Republics_in_Russia.png|thumb|280px|States in Russia]]
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'''Russia''' (''Россия'') officially known as the '''Russian Federation '''(''Российская Федерация''), is a state in northern [[wp:Eurasia|Eurasia]]. It is the largest country in the world, and a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 85 federal subjects. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares borders with [[wp:Norway|Norway]], [[wp:Finland|Finland]], [[wp:Estonia|Estonia]], [[wp:Latvia|Latvia]], [[wp:Lithuania|Lithuania]] and [[Poland]] (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), [[wp:Belarus|Belarus]], [[wp:Ukraine|Ukraine]], [[wp:Georgia|Georgia]], [[Azerbaijan]], [[wp:Kazakhstan|Kazakhstan]], [[China]], [[wp:Mongolia|Mongolia]], and [[North Korea]].
   
'''Russia''' (''Россия'') officially known as '''Russian Federation '''(''Российская Федерация''), is a state in northern Eurasia. It is the largest country in the world, and a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. It is mentioned many times in the [[GTA]] series, and a few characters arrived from there.
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Russia, unlike other European countries, does not use the [[wp:Pan European Game Information|PEGI]] system, and instead uses its own controversial [[wp:On Protecting Children from Information Harmful to Their Health and Development|ratings system]].
   
==Game World==
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Between 1922 and 1991, Russia was part of the [[wp:Soviet Union|Union of Soviet Socialist Republics]] (also known as the '''USSR''' or '''Soviet Union'''). Because of this, any games which make reference to the Soviet Union are listed below.
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==Russia in the Grand Theft Auto series==
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===General===
 
*The [[Russian Mafia]] appear throughout the [[Grand Theft Auto series]].
 
*The [[Russian Mafia]] appear throughout the [[Grand Theft Auto series]].
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*The [[AK-47]], an assault rifle which regularly appears throughout the GTA series was first developed in the Russian SFSR by Mikhail Kalashnikov.
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*The [[wp:RPG-7|RPG-7]], a rocket launcher which regularly appears through the GTA series, was first developed in the USSR.
   
===Characters===
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===3D Universe===
;[[Grand Theft Auto 2|GTA 2]]
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*Many references to the [[wp:Cold War|Cold War]] are made in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]''.
*[[Jerkov]]
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*The [[Combat Sniper|Dragunov]], a [[sniper rifle]] featured in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'', was first developed in the USSR.
*[[Lodov]]
 
   
;[[GTA IV Era]]
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===HD Universe===
*[[Andrei]]
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====Grand Theft Auto IV====
*[[Anton]]
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*Many characters in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' were born in the Soviet Union.
*[[Marki Ashvilli]]
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*[[Hove Beach]] in [[Liberty City (HD Universe)|Liberty City]] contains a strong Russian population, as well as immigrants from many other former Soviet Union countries.
*[[Boris]]
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*The [[Little Gorbachefs]] restaurant chain in Liberty City is a reference to [[wp:Mikhail Gorbachev|Mikhail Gorbachev]], the last leader of the Soviet Union.
*[[Ray Bulgarin]]
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*[[Perestroika]] is a Russian-owned cabaret club in Liberty City. The club's name translates into Russian as "restructuring" and is a reference to the political and economic reforms within the Soviet Union during the late 1980s.
*[[Galina Bulgarin]]
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*In GTA IV, many [[Burger Shot]] fast food restaurants tend to have Russian women working at the cash register.
*[[Ivan Bytchkov]]
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*[[Vladivostok FM]] takes its name from the Russian city of the same name, and the ''Grand Theft Auto IV'' soundtrack includes Russian music.
*[[Adam Dimayev]]
 
*[[Anna Faustin]]
 
*[[Ilyena Faustin]]
 
*[[Mikhail Faustin]]
 
*[[From Russia Without Love]]
 
*[[Georgi]]
 
*[[Vladimir Glebov]]
 
*[[Igor]]
 
*[[Kenny Petrovic]]
 
*[[Mrs. Petrovic]]
 
*[[Dimitri Rascalov]]
 
*[[Sergey]]
 
*[[Timur]]
 
*[[Vanya]]
 
   
===Weapons===
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====Grand Theft Auto V====
*The [[AK-47]], an assault rifle that features throughout the GTA series was first developed in Russia (then Russian SFSR) by Mikhail Kalashnikov.
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*Several Russians flags appear in places like the [[Los Santos Golf Club]] or [[Jetsam Terminal]]. A Russian flag can also be seen on the rudder of the [[Cargo Plane]].
*The [[Dragunov]], a [[sniper rifle]] that featured in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'', was first created in Russia.
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*[[The San Andreas Flight School Update]] added a Russian Federation [[Parachute|Chute Bag]] in GTA V.
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*The Cargo Plane in [[GTA V]] is mainly based on the Russian [[wikipedia:Antonov_An-124_Ruslan|Antonov An-124]] cargo plane.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*In [[Grand Theft Auto IV|Grand Theft Auto IV,]] some Russians will comment "If he dies, he dies" when witnessing the death of an NPC, a nod to the fourth installment of the [[wp:Rocky|Rocky]] series, in which Russian boxer Drago beats Apollo Creed to death and uses this line.
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*In [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] some Russians will comment "If he dies, he dies" when witnessing the death of an NPC. This is a reference to the fourth installment of the [[wp:Rocky|Rocky]] series, in which Russian boxer Drago beats Apollo Creed to death and uses this line.
*In GTA IV, many [http://gta.wikia.com/Burger_Shot Burger Shot] fast food restaurants tend to have Russian women working the cash register.
 
*According to what several characters say through ''Grand Theft Auto IV'', Russia might still be under Communist control in the GTA universe.
 
   
==Source==
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[[ru:Россия]]
*[http://www.grandtheftwiki.com Article source]
 
 
[[Category:Countries|Russia]]
 
[[Category:Countries|Russia]]
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[[Category:European countries]]

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Russian Federation
Российская Федерация (Russian)
ФЛАГ РОССИИ.png
AnthemГосударственный гимн Российской Федерации
Flag-map of Russian Federation.png
CapitalMoscow
Official language(s) Russian
Government
 -  President Владимир Путин (Vladimir Putin)
 -  Prime Minister Дмитрий Медведев (Dmitry Medvedev)
Establishment 25 December 1991 (as Russian Federation)
Population
 -   estimate 143,030,106 (as of 2012) 
Currency Russian Ruble (RUB)
Republics in Russia

States in Russia

Russia (Россия) officially known as the Russian Federation (Российская Федерация), is a state in northern Eurasia. It is the largest country in the world, and a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 85 federal subjects. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea.

Russia, unlike other European countries, does not use the PEGI system, and instead uses its own controversial ratings system.

Between 1922 and 1991, Russia was part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (also known as the USSR or Soviet Union). Because of this, any games which make reference to the Soviet Union are listed below.

Russia in the Grand Theft Auto seriesEdit

GeneralEdit

  • The Russian Mafia appear throughout the Grand Theft Auto series.
  • The AK-47, an assault rifle which regularly appears throughout the GTA series was first developed in the Russian SFSR by Mikhail Kalashnikov.
  • The RPG-7, a rocket launcher which regularly appears through the GTA series, was first developed in the USSR.

3D UniverseEdit

HD UniverseEdit

Grand Theft Auto IVEdit

  • Many characters in Grand Theft Auto IV were born in the Soviet Union.
  • Hove Beach in Liberty City contains a strong Russian population, as well as immigrants from many other former Soviet Union countries.
  • The Little Gorbachefs restaurant chain in Liberty City is a reference to Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union.
  • Perestroika is a Russian-owned cabaret club in Liberty City. The club's name translates into Russian as "restructuring" and is a reference to the political and economic reforms within the Soviet Union during the late 1980s.
  • In GTA IV, many Burger Shot fast food restaurants tend to have Russian women working at the cash register.
  • Vladivostok FM takes its name from the Russian city of the same name, and the Grand Theft Auto IV soundtrack includes Russian music.

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

TriviaEdit

  • In Grand Theft Auto IV some Russians will comment "If he dies, he dies" when witnessing the death of an NPC. This is a reference to the fourth installment of the Rocky series, in which Russian boxer Drago beats Apollo Creed to death and uses this line.

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