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 there just can’t seem to get along. Recently though two [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 many problems between them, they more or less have 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 thing that this vast and varied land lacks are natural [Read more…]