Russia has the largest area of any country. It extends over northern Asia and large parts of eastern Europe.
Russia is the ninth most populous country in the world. It is a permanent member of the UN Security Council and also belongs to the World Trade Organization, the Council of Europe and the Group of 20 major industrialized nations, among other bodies. Its capital is Moscow. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Russia.
What are the biggest concerns on people’s minds these days? A Swedish non-profit, the Global Challenges Foundation, recently asked 10,000 people across the US, Russia, China, India, Brazil, South Africa, Australia, the UK, Germany, and Sweden. DW spoke with the organization's director, Jens Orback, to find out more.
John Durham has been investigating the investigators involved with the Russia probe since April 2019. His new appointment as special counsel will allow him to continue investigations despite a change of administration.
The company behind the German-Russian pipeline announced plans to resume construction in early December, one year after work came to a halt. The US has strongly opposed Germany's attempts to push ahead with the project.