Russia is the largest country in the world and sure enough it has a variety of landscapes. It shares land borders with Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, North Korea, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland. It is also linked by water bodies to Alaska, Denmark, Sweden, Japan and Turkey.
Russia also has access to the Atlantic, Arctic, and Pacific Oceans. With more than 23000 miles of coastline, the options for water sports and vacationing are aplenty.