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.
Having to work the most hours for their wages, Greeks and Russians are the cheapest labor force in Europe
The total number of journalists jailed worldwide reached a record high
Despite mounting backlash against globalization, the European Union's single currency remains
popular in the eurozone.
Twenty-five years ago, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus declared that
the Soviet Union had ceased to exist. These are some of the milestones in the collapse of the Soviet bloc.
OECD experts tested the knowledge of half a million students from 72 countries.
This is how they stack up.
Air travel has gotten safer over the years -- even as volume increases -- with the number of accidents and fatalities trending down steadily.
Nostalgia remains high 25 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
More than half of Russians surveyed regret the collapse of the U.S.S.R.
The popularity of marriage varies greatly. Marriage rates are highest in
Middle Eastern and postcommunist countries.