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Russian involvement in the Syrian Civil War
and by the Western powers. In September 2015, the Federation Council, Russia's upper house of parliament authorised the Russian president to use the armed
May 15th 2017

Automotive industry in Russia
and export powerhouse. Russia's labour, material and energy costs are only 1/6 compared to those in Western Europe. Russia's automotive industry was
May 23rd 2017

urbanised than the eastern; about 77% of the population live in European Russia. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major
May 23rd 2017

Russian oligarch
in London (per sq ft.) The billionaire Moscow oligarch Mikhail Fridman (Russia's second richest man as of 2016) is currently restoring Athlone House in
May 19th 2017

Russia–United States relations
diplomatic and trade relations. The relationship was generally warm under Russia's President Boris Yeltsin (1991–1999) until the NATO bombing of the Federal
May 21st 2017

Economy of Russia
this privatization occurring in the energy and defense-related sectors. Russia's vast geography is an important determinant of its economic activity, with
May 8th 2017

Russian Empire
was now secured. There he built Russia's new capital, Saint Petersburg, to replace Moscow, which had long been Russia's cultural center. In 1722, he turned
May 23rd 2017

Chernigov or Ryazan, annexed by the Duchy of Moscow in 1521 Russia's Arctic coastline from the White Sea to the Bering Strait had been explored
May 22nd 2017

Russian Far East
refer to Russia's regions east of the Urals without drawing a clear distinction between "Siberia" and "the Far East". In 2000, Russia's federal subjects
May 10th 2017

Russian Armed Forces
quantity: Country Briefing: Russia, Jane's Defence Weekly, 17 December 2003, p.25 Okorokova, Lidia (25 November 2010). "Russia's new Foreign Legion". The
May 14th 2017

All-Russia People's Front
and youth', women's and veterans' organizations. He claimed that United Russia's party list would include non-party candidates nominated by these organizations
May 23rd 2017

Russian Revolution
control of the countryside, establishing the Cheka to quash dissent. To end Russia’s participation in the First World War, the Bolshevik leaders signed the
May 10th 2017

Sino-Russian relations since 1991
to parts of disputed islands remaining in Russian possession. Most of Russia's exports to China are from the mining and petrochemicals sector. Since
Apr 27th 2017

Privatization in Russia
series of post-Soviet reforms that resulted in large-scale privatization of Russia's state-owned assets, particularly in the industrial, energy, and financial
Apr 29th 2017

Petroleum industry in Russia
mean probable volume of 6.7 trillion cubic meters. The USGS estimate of Russia's undiscovered oil is 22 billion barrels, second in the world only to those
Mar 26th 2017

NATO–Russia relations
foremost on this crisis". The statement condemned Russia’s "illegal military intervention in Ukraine and Russia’s violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial
May 18th 2017

French invasion of Russia
with Napoleon'sNapoleon's continental system for both money and manufactured goods. Russia's withdrawal from the system was a further incentive to Napoleon to force
May 18th 2017

1998 Russian financial crisis
still 6.29. Despite the bailout, July 1998 monthly interest payments on Russia’s debt rose to a figure 40 percent higher than its monthly tax collections
Apr 25th 2017

United Russia
proclaimed "Russian Conservatism" as its official ideology. United Russia's predecessor was the Unity bloc, which was created three months before the
May 23rd 2017

Russian Women's Fascist Movement
Russian-Women's-Fascist-MovementRussian Women's Fascist Movement (Russian: Российское Женское Фашистское Движение (Rossiiskoye Zhenskoye Fashistskoye Dvizheniye)) was the women's wing
Dec 15th 2016

Russian culture
Italian opera. After the October revolution many opera composers left Russia. Russia's most popular operas include: Boris Godunov, Eugene Onegin, The Golden
May 23rd 2017

A Just Russia
Russian Pensioners' Party. Later, six further minor parties joined. A Just Russia's platform is based on the principles of fairness, freedom and solidarity
May 17th 2017

Russia–European Union relations
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin threatened to review Russia's relations with the EU. "If Russia’s interests are ignored, we will also have to start reviewing
May 19th 2017

Renewable energy in Russia
179 TWh of Russia's energy production comes from renewable energy sources, out of a total economically feasible potential of 1823 TWh. 16% of Russia's electricity
Feb 25th 2017

History of Russia
eastward to the Pacific Ocean. Expansion in the western direction sharpened Russia's awareness of its separation from much of the rest of Europe and shattered
May 22nd 2017

Opposition to Vladimir Putin in Russia
камня: Итоги запрещенной оппозиционной акции".  "Ukraine crisis triggers Russia's biggest anti-Putin protest in two years". Reuters. 15 March 2014. Retrieved
May 11th 2017

Cinema of Russia
International Film Festival and received the Golden Eagle and Nika awards. One of Russia's all-time biggest box-office hits was Timur Bekmambetov's romantic-comedy
May 8th 2017

Geography of Russia
equator. Individual country comparisons are of little value in gauging Russia's enormous size and diversity. The country's 17.09 million square kilometers
Apr 30th 2017

Demographics of Russia
In total, 160 different ethnic groups live within the Russian Federation's borders. Russia's population density is 8.4 people per square kilometre (22
May 16th 2017

Russian Navy
and timely replacement of equipment. Another setback is attributed to Russia's domestic shipbuilding industry which is reported to have been in decline
May 24th 2017

Liberal Democratic Party of Russia
Duma elections, the pro-reform party supporting President Boris Yeltsin, Russia's Choice, received only 15% of the vote, and the new Communist Party of the
May 24th 2017

Foreign relations of Russia
accept a "younger brother" status relative to Russia[citation needed], and Russia's efforts to insert itself into Ukrainian domestic politics, such as Putin's
May 16th 2017

Russian wine
times also including the disputed region of Crimea. The vast majority of Russia's territory is unsuitable for wine growing, with most of the production concentrated
Apr 4th 2017

Minister of Foreign Affairs (Russia)
Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union, and Russian-FederationRussian Federation. Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Russia) Russia's foreign policy for 1000
May 6th 2017

Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
denounced the Treaty on the Creation of the USSR and de facto declared Russia's independence from the USSR. On December 25, 1991, following the resignation
May 15th 2017

History of Russia (1892–1917)
its collapse in 1917 followed by an era of civil war. During the 1890s, Russia's industrial development led to a large increase in the size of the urban
May 19th 2017

Buddhism in Russia
Russian lands in the early 17th century. Buddhism is considered as one of Russia's traditional religions, legally a part of Russian historical heritage. Besides
May 17th 2017

Banking in Russia
to this day as one of Russia's largest banks, retaining senior ex-Gosbank personnel and most of the present Russian government's banking business. The
Mar 5th 2017

Islam in Russia
most widely professed religion in Russia. Islam is considered as one of Russia’s traditional religions, legally a part of Russian historical heritage. According
May 18th 2017

Romania–Russia relations
profound disconsideration. As Romania most often does not infringe on Russia's sensibilities as a great opportunity or menace, the general Russian opinion
May 18th 2017

President of Russia
the right to suspend laws and regulations issued by executive bodies of Russia’s constituent territories if such laws and regulations contravene the Constitution
May 24th 2017

Russia men's national ice hockey team
thus entered into the elite division for the 1992 World Championship. Russia's first actual games after the Soviet dissolution were a series of five friendly
May 22nd 2017

Russia–Syria relations
Syria, as it did until the Arab-SpringArab Spring with most of the Arab countries. Russia's only Mediterranean naval base for its Black Sea Fleet is located in the
Mar 7th 2017

Politics of Russia
the legislative and executive branches have put forth opposing views of Russia's political direction and the governmental instruments that should be used
May 24th 2017

Germany–Russia relations
other for energy, namely in Germany'sGermany's need for energy from Russia and Russia's need for heavy German investment to develop its energy infrastructure.
May 21st 2017

Russian financial crisis (2014–2017)
Russia hard, as roughly half of the Russian Federation's governmental revenue comes from the sale of oil and gas. Russia's economy suffers from Dutch disease
May 20th 2017

Russian nationalism
also played a key role in Russia's entry into World War I, since the 1914 war against Serbia by Austria-Hungary triggered Russia's response.[citation needed]
May 17th 2017

Annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation
international organizations not to recognize or to imply the recognition of Russia's annexation. In 2016, UN General Assembly reaffirmed non-recognition of
May 18th 2017

Football in Russia
Russia's-New-Soccer-CoachRussia's New Soccer Coach". The New York Times. London: The New York Times Company. Retrieved 2013-11-19.  Marcotti, Gabriele (2010-11-15). "Russia:
May 23rd 2017

Georgia–Russia relations
replacement for its long-lost Orthodox ally, the Eastern Roman Empire. Despite Russia's vowing to defend Eastern Georgia, it rendered no assistance when the Persians
Mar 13th 2017

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