How much of “Russia” was actually occupied by the Germans in World War II?

How much of Russia was occupied during ww2?

Over the course of the Second World War, approximately 44.5 percent of the Soviet population and 8.7 of Soviet territory was occupied by the Axis forces at some point.

How long was Russia occupied by Germany?

The German armies eventually captured some five million Soviet Red Army troops.

Operation Barbarossa.

Date 22 June 1941 – 7 January 1942 (6 months, 2 weeks and 2 days)
Location Central Europe Northeast Europe Eastern Europe Mainly the Soviet Union

How close did German troops get to Moscow?

On 2 December, a reconnaissance battalion came to the town of Khimki—some 30 km (19 mi) away from the Kremlin in central Moscow reaching its bridge over the Moscow-Volga Canal as well as its railway station. This marked the closest approach of German forces to Moscow.

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