Young people in Russia live in a society with many strict rules about free speech. But through education, the arts, and athletics, many young Russians continue to find ways to express themselves and reach for their potential. Russia is a country with a tumultuous history and an uncertain future. It also has an extremely diverse population, with most young people living in cities, and others living in very rural, simple villages. Featured is an overview of Russia, along with insights into the home, school and social experiences of the nation's young people.