You can watch the globe forever, but still you won't know any more about Russia. Britain red. Russia green. Blue for the world's great seas where swim the sharks. White for the icy Arctic where polar bears roam. Green for Russia. Why green? Everything I read about Russia is red.
Have you ever been down to the railway line at night? I do that sometimes. Jakob and I go together. I place the globe behind my bedroom door, just to stop anyone trying to come in.