The Russian Federation is a Eurasian nation created after the fall of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in 1991. It is the world's largest nation geographicially and has a large population (142 million people) and has a relatively powerful military and an established space program, but Russia has suffered economically after the fall of Communism and it will be some time before the recovery is complete.
A few SD.net Members are notable for either living in or having been born in Russia, they are:
- Sergey Korolyov
- Joseph Stalin
- Vladimir Lenin
- Mikhail Gorbachev
- Boris Yeltsin
- Dimitri Medvedev
- Vladimir Putin
- Leon Trotsky (who looks alot like Colonel Sanders)
- Yuri Gagarin
- Alexey Leonov
The Russian Federation in Science Fiction
- In the Stargate universe, The Russian Federation was in possetion of one of Earth's Stargates as well as a Dial home Device and has been actively involved in the Stargate Program. In an agreement with the United States government, the Russian Federation has been given the designs for the F-302 Fighter and the BC-303, as well as operating the American Built Daedalus-class Battlecruiser Korolev before it was destroyed by the Ori.