Empire of Russia is a nation in Europe of Empires. It has been created since the beginning of the game and has not been destroyed yet.
Russian trait is "Mother Russia". This trait allows Russia, every 5 turns, to push independence among Slavic people, creating a vassal kingdom of Russia, which has no trait. Odds of success are 1 in 10. Also, enemies in Russian territory lose 1% of their army every turn.