Russian Federation Российская Федерация — Republic of the Soviet Union — Timeline: Alternative 2014 OTL equivalent: Russia (excluding the Caucasian republics krais and oblasts, Astrakhan, Kalmykia, Siberia, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kaliningrad and Tatarstan)
Coat of Arms
Motto Единство и суверенитет (Russian) ("Unity and sovereignty")
The Russian Federation (Russian: Российская Федерация, Rossiyskaya Federatsiya), commonly known as Russia (Россия, Rossiya), is a republic of the Soviet Union. Russia is the largest and most populated republic of the USSR (larger in area than Canada [the second largest nation]).