If you’re watching the news and paying attention to events in the Middle East with it’s seemingly endless wars in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and of course the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, you’ve probably figured out that people [Read more…]
The Kremlin. Just hearing the word can instill fear and dread in both Russian and non-Russian alike.
The first Russian state was known as Kievan Rus, consisting of what today are parts of southwestern Russia and most of Ukraine. Though both Russia and Ukraine are currently in the news due to the [Read more…]
The land that we today know as Russia has many positives: ample natural resources, navigable rivers into the interior, and, given its gigantic size and relatively small population, plenty of room for expansion. However, one [Read more…]