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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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New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key Smiles After the General Election in Auckland.
New Zealand Election Countdown: Final Campaign Week Marred With More Controversial 'Revelations'

By IBTimes AU

The final week of the election campaign proved to be eventful with more revelations delivered by Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Glenn Greenwald in a public rally organised by Kim Dotcom. (5:55 pm)

MORE TOPICS: WIKILEAKS

Australian Defence Minister Johnston, Australian FM Bishop, U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Defense Hagel are Pictured at the End of Their Joint News Conference in Sydney
Australia Actively Rallying Support For International Coalition Against ISIS

By IBTimes AU

Australia has been vocal in expressing its support for the U.S.-led coalition to fight ISIS. Russia and China were encourages to back the coalition to prevent ISIS from spreading terror beyond the Middle East. (5:29 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, AL-QAEDA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

End Times Prophecy Lurking W/ WW3 Nuclear Threat, Iraq Crisis And Ebola

By IBTimes AU

End Times signs as mentioned in Matthew 24 were seen with current rumours of WW3 nuclear war threat, genocide of Christian in Iraq and the Ebola epidemic (5:26 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IRAQ, PAKISTAN, UNITED NATIONS, BOTSWANA, UGANDA

An armed Shi'ite volunteer from the Mehdi Army
Obama’s Claim ‘An Insult to Men and Women in Iraq Today,’ Sen. Jim Inhofe

By IBTimes AU

Sen. Inhofe reacts to President Obama’s recently unveiled strategy to combat the terrorist organization ISIS. (2:22 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, LONDON

Ukrainian President Poroshenko speaks during his meeting with people in the southern coastal town of Mariupol
Ukrainian President Visits Canada, Harper Confirms $200M Loan Assistance, Addl Humanitarian Aid

By IBTimes AU

Recently elected Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had visited Canada for the first time on Wednesday. (11:30 am)

MORE TOPICS: UKRAINE

China to Launch Intl Gold Exchange This Thursday, May Hike Gold Reserves

By IBTimes AU

China's international gold exchange opens on Thursday. (Sep 17)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, GOLDMAN SACHS, HSBC, GERMANY

Russian model Irina Shayk presents a creation from the collection of Desigual during 080 Barcelona Fashion
Cristiano Ronaldo’s GF Irina Shayk Wants Him To Move To Paris Saint-Germain

By IBTimes AU

Irina Shayk has made some comments recently, suggesting that she could be pressuring his boyfriend to sign with Paris Saint-Germain. (Sep 17)

MORE TOPICS: MANCHESTER UNITED, REAL MADRID

Miss America 2015: Kira Kazantsev Dissed For Her Cup Talent, Fans Embarrassed

By IBTimes AU

Miss America Kira Kazantsev dissed by the fans. (Sep 17)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, NEW YORK

Members Of Ukrainian Police Special Task Force 'Sich' Take Part In A Drill At Their Base In Slaviansk
Ukraine Crisis: Poland Denies Supplying Weapons To Kiev

By IBTimes AU

Tomasz Siemoniak, Polish defence minister, denied Poland will supply Ukraine with modern weapons. (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, POLAND, UKRAINE

Edward Snowden on the cover of the September 2014 issue of WIRED magazine
Edward Snowden Alleges US Spy Base Operating In Auckland: New Zealand Denies Charges

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand PM has been caught off hand in a snooping controversy and how far that will affect his party's poll prospects remains to be seen. (Sep 16)