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Russia

Russia, also officially known as the Russian Federation is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects. Russia shares borders with the following countries (from northwest to southeast): Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. It also has maritime borders with Japan (by the Sea of Okhotsk) and the United States (by the Bering Strait).

Articles About Russia

Russia's President Putin addresses audience in Ulan Bator
Russia's New Tactical Nuclear Weapons Program Growing Confident Against the US: Talks of World War III

By IBTimes AU

Russia has been making headlines left and right recently particularly for its move on Ukraine. Vladimir Putin came in the news following the G20 conference in the Philippine and more talks about its nuclear program and Russian troops in Ukraine. (9:47 pm)

MORE TOPICS: NUCLEAR WEAPONS, UKRAINE, G20

Ukraine
US To Supply Defensive Lethal Weapons To Kiev – A Vey Alarming Signal, Says Russia

By IBTimes AU

Russia is alarmed by reports that US is going to supply Kiev with defensive lethal weapons (Nov 22)

MORE TOPICS: JOE BIDEN, UKRAINE

The Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station crew of Barry Wilmore of the U.S., and Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova of Russia blasts off from the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome September 26, 2014. The Russian rocket
Zero-Gravity Update: Coffee Machine Brews Fresh ISSpresso For Astronauts

By IBTimes AU

Lavazza and Argotec have engineered a coffee machine that will provide astronauts in the International Space Station access to freshly brewed coffee. (Nov 22)

A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, 2013 illustration file picture
Australia Joins Global Effort to Stop Russian Website From Illegally Streaming Web Cam Feeds

By IBTimes AU

Australia is joining the United States, Britain and other countries whose webcams have been exploited by Russians. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, COURT, AUSTRALIA

U.N. Envoy Forced out of Crimea by Hostile Pro-Russian Crowd
Crimea's Business And Industry Facing Russian Invasion Through Forced Nationalisation

By IBTimes AU

Crimea's business enterprises are going bust after Russia started taking over them under the garb of nationalisation. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, UKRAINE, MANAGEMENT

Tablet Computers
Jolla Tablet With Sailfish OS Rivals The iPad Mini 3 and Nokia’s N1

By IBTimes AU

Jolla has officially released its tablet which boasts of impressive specs and features the latest Sailfish 2.0 open operating system. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPAD, INDIA, INTEL, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Xiaomi Founder And CEO Lei Jun
Xiaomi To Launch Xiaomi Smartwatch, Company Seeks Suggestion From The Audience To Know Expected Features

By IBTimes AU

Xiaomi is hinting towards manufacturing a smartwatch in the future. However, it is asking its fans to suggest them the features they would like to see on the smartwatch. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SAMSUNG, MANUFACTURING, INDIA, MEXICO, SMARTPHONE

Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a gold bar while visiting an exhibition at Russia's Far Eastern gold mining center of Magadan November 22, 2005.
US Plane Flying Over Russian Skies Spotted; Vladimir Putin Ready For 'Practical Cooperation' With US

By IBTimes AU

A U.S. military plane was reportedly flying in Russian airspace on a surveillance mission. Russia is ready to cooperate with U.S. if mutual respect is observed. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: UKRAINE, U.S. NAVY

Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech
Cold War 2: Russia, China And North Korea’s Blacklisted Company Fortify Alliance -- Reports

By IBTimes AU

Russia and China enter bilateral military cooperation as a U.S. report revealed the countries' involvement with a North Korean blacklisted company (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, UNITED NATIONS, UKRAINE, G20, INTERNATIONAL LAW

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop walks with her Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Calls Younger Terrorists as ‘Masters of Social Media’

By IBTimes AU

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said that terrorists were more dangerous when young. (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, CHINA, IRAQ, PAKISTAN, UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK