There are almost 2 million kilometers of gas pipelines in the United States. Here is how other countries compare.
Despite current tensions, Russia continues to grow as a tourist destination. Officials have said “anti-Russian propaganda” motivates people to see the country for themselves.
Almost 160,000 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in the WHO's European region last year.
Russia and Ukraine account for 75 percent of newly diagnosed HIV infections in Europe, reports say.
This is how Russian exports have changed since the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991.
The Ukrainian parliament has voted to impose martial law for 30 days after Russian forces fired on Ukrainian ships and seized 23 sailors in the Black Sea.
The number of bombs dropped by the U.S. coalition on Afghanistan during the first nine months of 2018 approaches the record set in 2011.
The number of Russians going abroad
is recovering from a slump caused by
the ruble’s fall.
Low wages, poor working conditions, and no status are some of the main reasons for Russia's declining number of doctors.
The European Court for Human Rights was pretty busy last year, with applications from Turkish and Russian citizens amounting to a huge chunk of all new cases filed.
Cuba tops the global rankings with more than seven physicians for every 1,000 inhabitants. In comparison, the United States has fewer than three doctors per 1,000 inhabitants.
In 2018, the Lakhta Center in Russia's St. Petersburg became the tallest building in Europe. At a cost of more than $1.8 billion, it was even more expensive than the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.