Just seven of Saddam Hussein’s top-ranking loyalists are still at large, 10 years after
the Iraqi leader was executed. Most of the others were captured or killed by U.S. or
coalition forces following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
Russia remains unpopular among citizens of EU member states.
When asked about their feelings toward Russia on a scale of 0 to 100, Americans gave an average rating of 32 to Russia, the lowest value recorded in the last 30 years.
The U.S. and EU place sanctions on dozens of countries and entities for reasons
ranging from sponsoring terrorism to undermining democratic institutions.
Out of the thousands of languages in the world, Russian remains the fifth-most widely spoken by number of countries.
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Turkish-Russian relations have seen a troubled year, from the downing of a Russian military jet by Turkish forces to the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Ankara.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has property or Trump-branded projects in 11 countries in addition to the United States.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is routinely late to meetings with other leaders.
Russia and China have vetoed multiple United Nations Security Council resolutions on Syria.
The Syrian government has retaken much of Aleppo.