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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).

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South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won (C) talks with family members of missing passengers onboard the sunken passenger ship Sewol
New Zealand's FTA With South Korea Soon: Talks Concluded In Seoul

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand can leverage its membership in the UN Security Council to reach out to more countries with trade deals. (6:23 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA, INDIA

Ukraine Forces Kill up to Five Rebels; Russia Starts Drill near Border
Russia Blocking OSCE Monitoring Of Its Border With Ukraine

By IBTimes AU

Both OSCE and Russia have their own logic about the aim of external monitoring. (6:05 pm)

MORE TOPICS: UKRAINE

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking during a meeting
Russia Slams US 'Double Standards' In The Fight Against ISIS

By IBTimes AU

A flawed strategy by the U.S in Syria fostered the rise of ISIS and it cannot escape that blame. (Oct 24)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ

Eureka Sound on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic is seen in a NASA Operation IceBridge survey picture taken March 25, 2014. IceBridge is a six-year NASA airborne mission which will provide a yearly, multi-instrument look at the behavior of the Gree
Russia is Creating Underwater Combat Robots to Protect its Arctic Territories

By IBTimes AU

Russia's developing undersea weapons to ensure its grip over the Arctic region. (Oct 23)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 11, 2008.
Economic Growth In US And Sub-Saharan Africa Allay 2015 Recession Fears

By IBTimes AU

Growth prospects in the developed countries as well as some emerging markets look promising. (Oct 23)

MORE TOPICS: IMF, GDP, AUSTRALIA, UKRAINE, NIGERIA, INVESTMENT

Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk (L) greets Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at Westerplatte, September 1, 2009, during ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland.
Poland's Speaker Retracts From Statement That Putin Offered To Split Ukraine And Share Its Provinces With Poland

By IBTimes AU

Despite the rebuttal, the details he has given out in the interview, are too hard to ignore. (Oct 23)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, POLAND, UKRAINE

The Swedish minesweeper HMS Kullen and a guard boat are seen in the search for suspected "foreign underwater activity" at Namdo Bay, Stockholm October 21, 2014. Sweden's military is working on two new observations that could be evidence of
Swedish Military Spots ‘Russian Submarine’ Off Stockholm Coast, An Alarming ‘Security Game Changer’

By IBTimes AU

The Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are panicking over the alleged sighting of a Russian submarine in Sweden's territorial waters. (Oct 22)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk (L) greets Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at Westerplatte, September 1, 2009, during ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland.
Russia Wanted To Divide Ukraine With Poland As Early As 2008, Says Polish Ex-Minister

By IBTimes AU

Poland's former foreign minister said Russia wanted so bad to divide Ukraine as early as four years ago. (Oct 22)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, POLAND, UKRAINE

Russia's envoy to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov arrives for an EU-Russia-Ukraine trilateral energy meeting at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels June 11, 2014. Russia and Ukraine will resume efforts to resolve a gas pricing disput
Moscow Will Not Publish List of Banned Persons, Also to Ban Imports of European Animal Fat, Meat Byproducts, Fruits and Vegetables

By IBTimes AU

Enter Russia at your own risk, or so the country tells the banned persons on its list. (Oct 22)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, UKRAINE

Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech
Russia to Reactivate Former Soviet Union Bases in Arctic Border in Response to NATO

By IBTimes AU

Russia is planning to complete its deployment of troops to guard the entire Arctic border in response to NATO's renewed interest. (Oct 22)