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Descriptor in English: Russia
Descriptor in Spanish: Federación de Rusia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Federação Russa
Descriptor in French: Russie
Entry term(s): Russian Federation (Europe)
Russian S.F.S.R.
Russian SFSR
Tree number(s): Z01.252.122.500
Z01.542.248.775
Scope note: A country located in north Asia bordering the Arctic Ocean, extending from Europe (the portion west of the Urals) to the North Pacific Ocean. The capital is Moscow.
Annotation: MOSCOW is also available; consider also RUSSIA (PRE-1917); in historical articles when part of the former Soviet Union, it may be called Russian S.F.S.R. or RSFSR (see other names in history note)
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
Online Note: use RUSSIA to search RUSSIAN S.F.S.R. 1982-92 & RUSSIAN FEDERATION (EUROPE) 1967-81; use RUSSIA & SIBERIA to search RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1966; search RUSSIA under RUSSIA (PRE-1917) 1966
History Note: 93; was RUSSIAN S.F.S.R. 1982-92, was RUSSIAN FEDERATION (EUROPE) 1967-81, was RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1966; RUSSIA was heading 1963-66
DeCS UI: 30888
Descriptor UI: D012426
Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/12/23
Russia - Preferred
Concept UI M0019311
Scope note A country located in north Asia bordering the Arctic Ocean, extending from Europe (the portion west of the Urals) to the North Pacific Ocean. The capital is Moscow.
Preferred term Russia
Entry term(s) Russian Federation (Europe)
Russian S.F.S.R.
Russian SFSR



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