1. A federation in eastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1992 an independent state.
2. A former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia; powerful in 17-18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great; overthrown by revolution in 1917.
3. Village in Ohio (USA); zip code 45363.
Originally the prerevolutionary Russian Empire (until 1917), now accurately restricted to the Russian Federation.