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Group.png Russia   Sourcewatch Spartacus
Russian Federation (orthographic projection) - Crimea disputed.svg
Flag of Russia.svg
Type nation state
Location Asia
Subgroups • FSO
• FSB
• FAPSI
• GRU
• SVR
• KGB
Interest of Stephen Cohen, Rod Thornton, Helene Carrere d'Encausse
Owner of Russia Today
Member of United Nations/Security Council
The largest nation state in the world

Russia is the largest nation state in the world. In 2013, Russia was #3 in the world in terms of military expenditure.[1]

History

Formerly the USSR, the country experienced turmoil after the end of the Cold War.

Fossil fuel reserves

As well as the 8th largest oil reserves,[2] Russia has the largest gas reserves of any nation state, about 25% of total global reserves.[3] It also has a lot of tar sands.  

Events

EventDate
1993 Russian constitutional crisis
2013 Volgograd bombings
2014 Winter Olympics
Russian apartment bombings4 September 1999 - 16 September 1999
 

Groups

GroupDate
FSB12 April 1995 - Present
Russia Today10 December 2005 - Present
 

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