Russia

Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. Covering an area of 17,125,200 square kilometres, it is the largest country in the world by area, spanning more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. The territory of Russia extends from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caucasus in the south. With 146.7 million inhabitants living in the country's 85 federal subjects, Russia is the most populous nation in Europe and the ninth-most populous nation in the world. Russia's capital and largest city is Moscow; other major urban areas include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan and Chelyabinsk.

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Russia Aims to Keep OPEC+ Pledge

Russia offered yet another explanation for why its oil production may exceed its OPEC+ target for November.

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Russia bans the sale of devices without Russian software

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Russia Picks New Athletics Chief As Doping Crisis Deepens

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Russia returns Ukrainian boats seized off Crimea

Russia has returned three navy boats to Ukraine almost a year after they were seized in the Black Sea off the Crimean Peninsula, officials say. The two...

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Russia, the Arctic, Books of the Year: Your Friday Evening Briefing

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Russia remains suspended as reinstatement process is put on hold

Russia's reinstatement process has been suspended by the World Athletics Council following fresh...

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Russia faces possible track expulsion over faked documents

The governing body for track and field will consider expelling Russia from membership following new...

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Russia's anti-doping chief says he expected WADA suspension proposal

Russia's anti-doping chief on Saturday said the World Anti-Doping Agency's recommendation that his...

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Russia risks new ban after WADA panel ruling

Russia faces a new international sporting ban after a key World Anti-Doping Agency panel recommended the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) be declared...

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Russia again faces Olympic ban after non-compliant recommendation

Russia again faces Olympic ban after non-compliant recommendation

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Russia Risks Missing Olympics, World Cup as Doping Ruling Looms

Just over a year after Russia overturned an international sporting ban, it risks a new doping...

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Russia passes bill targeting bloggers and journalists

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Russia Seeks to Gain on New Middle East Power with Military Sales

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Russia expert, embassy worker to testify in impeachment inquiry — LIVESTREAM

WASHINGTON — A former top Russia adviser to President Donald Trump will testify Thursday in the...

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Russia returns Ukraine ships 'stripped of toilets'

Ukraine has accused Russia of removing weapons and equipment - including toilets - from navy boats it returned after seizing them in the Black Sea. "[...

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Russia bans smartphones without local software

Russia has passed a law banning the sale of certain devices that are not pre-installed with Russian software. The law will come into force in July 2020...

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Russia seeks to gain on new Middle East power with military sales

Russia has sought to expand its defense industry ties in the Middle East, capitalizing on its rising...

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Russia to return captured Ukraine naval ships on Monday

Russia will return Ukrainian navy ships seized a year ago on Monday as it prepares for a summit to...

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Russia hands back captured naval ships to Ukraine before summit

Russia on Monday handed back three naval ships it captured last year to Ukraine, something Kiev...

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Russia Unlikely to Deepen Oil Output Cuts: Sources

Russia is unlikely to agree to deepen cuts in oil output at a meeting with fellow exporters next month, but could commit to extend existing curbs to...

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Russia vows to return seized warships to Ukraine

Russia vowed to return seized warships to Ukraine after holding them for about a year, Russian news agencies reported Crimea’s border guard service said...

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Russia could face Tokyo 2020 ban following doping 'inconsistencies'

Russia could face a blanket ban from the next Olympic Games and Euro 2020 over drug-doping...

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Russia’s Justice Ministry claims men suffer greater ‘discrimination’ in situations of domestic abuse

Russia’s Justice Ministry has said that reports of domestic violence in the country are overstated...

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Russia blasts U.S. sending troops to Saudi Arabia, saying "are they going to fight someone or what?"

Russia has condemned the United States' plan to send troops to Saudi Arabia, a decision likely to be...

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Russia Aims to Keep OPEC+ Pledge, But Has New Excuse to Break It

Russia offered yet another explanation for why its oil production may exceed its OPEC+ target for...

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Russia's Gazprom to sell 3.6% stake worth $3.3 billion - Reuters

Russia’s Gazprom (GAZP.MM), the world’s largest gas producer, said on Thursday it was selling 3.6%...

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Russia's red-tape bonfire postponed after thousands of Soviet laws listed for repeal go missing

Russia's ministry of justice has said it cannot cancel thousands of Soviet-era laws because it has...

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Kazakhstan offers to host Russia-Ukraine meeting

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Russia Is Trying to Jam the Air Force's F-35 Radar in Syria

Key point: Russia wants to see how much it can disrupt and confuse America's stealth fighters. ...

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Russia-China fund seeks Chinese investors for Saudi Aramco IPO

The Russia-China Investment Fund is working to attract Chinese investors for Saudi Aramco's planned...

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Russia's sports minister insisted Thursday that data handed to the World Anti-Doping Agency was not...

Russia did not doctor data on athletes' test results that it sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency...

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Russia wants end to embargo on C.Africa diamonds

Russia backs lifting an embargo on diamond exports from the Central African Republic, the deputy finance minister said Tuesday as Moscow was preparing to...

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Russia denies manipulation of key doping data

Russia hardened its line Thursday on a doping issue which could threaten the country's participation at next year's Tokyo Olympics. The Russians, who...

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Russia Scraps Plans to Set Climate-Change Goals for Businesses

Russia has ditched plans to set greenhouse-gas emissions targets for companies as a sign of its...

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Russia’s Sberbank Names Former Rusal CEO as Finance Chief

A former chief executive of aluminum giant United Co. Rusal PLC will become finance chief of...

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Russia Frees Last Of Captured Belugas From 'Whale Jail'

Russian authorities said on Sunday they had completed the release of dozens of captured beluga...

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