The Asian part of Russia is known as Siberia. However, in terms of population, the situation is reversed: Roughly three out of four Russians live in the European part of the country and just one out of four live in the Asian part. Europe and Asia actually share a single landmass, which is known as Eurasia.
The speed of light in a vacuum is 186,282 miles per second (299,792 kilometers per second), and in theory nothing can travel faster than light. In miles per hour, light speed is, well, a lot: about 670,616,629 mph. If you could travel at the speed of light, you could go around the Earth 7.5 times in one second.