||The Russian Federation also includes the following autonomous
Adygeya, Altai, Bashkortostan, Burjatia, Chakasia, Chechnia, Chuvasia, Dagestan,
Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Kalmukia, Karacha-Cherkesia, Karelia, Komi, Mari El,
Mordovia, North-Ossetia, Sacha (Jakutia), Tatarstan, Tuva and Udmurtia.
Chechnia and Tatarstan did not sign the federation treaty.
Tatarstan (Tatar Republic) has declared its
independence as of 1994 and has issued its own plates. Its independence has not been
recognized by the Russian Federation.
Russia maintains a mining community on the Norwegian island of