Russia is the biggest country in the world by area, located in Eurasia. The capital of Russia is Moscow. It has significant international political and economic influence. Russia is a permanent member of the UN Security Council.
The head of Russia’s Security Council has told counterparts from the CSTO bloc that the issue of terrorists returning from Syria and other Middle East countries is of vital importance and asked them to focus on border control.
Beijing has so far received 14 Russian Sukhoi Su-35 multipurpose fighter jets, Russian state corporation Rostec announced at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Ten more jets are to be handed over to China this year.
In the latest edition of The Peter Schmeichel Show, Peter checks out what Kaliningrad, the most westerly of the Russia 2018 World Cup host cities, offers for England fans, who travel there to watch The Three Lions play Belgium.
Russia’s Embassy urged London to give direct access to Yulia Skripal after the release of her first interview since the Salisbury attack, since there are doubts that she has been held against her will or forced to make statements.