From USSR to Russian Federation
Before 1990 it was the largest country of the world according to area. Lenin introduced revolution in Russia in 1917 leading the communist party. Lenin made it a powerful state, known as USSR. Union of Soviet Socialist Republic. It was having a big army and massive weapons. No doubt it was the time when there were two major super powers, USA and USSR, ever ready for the cold war. The whole world was also divided in to two blocks that was pro American and pro Russian block. By 1992 the Soviet Union was collapsed. It was Mikhail Gorbachev who used the power of ideas. He was a determined leader wanted to bring back the glory of his country. He succeeded in stirring up new ideas. During that period 6 Muslims and 5 non Muslims states came out from the hold of Russia and emerged on the world map as Sovereign states.