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What is Europe's and Russia's longest river?

The longest river in Russia and Europe is the Volga River, which flows entirely within Russia for 2,290 miles (3,685 km). It's source is in the the Valdai Hills, near the city of Rzhev, to the Caspian Sea in the southern part of Russia. The river is navigable for much of its length and with the addition of dams, has become important for power and irrigation. Canals link it to the River Don as well as to the Baltic and White Seas.


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