Russia

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See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a glimpse at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth's land area. ...
A recording of Iran's foreign minister offering a blunt appraisal of diplomacy and the limits of power within the Islamic Republic has been leaked, providing a rare look inside the country's theocracy.  ...
Former Defense Secretary, CIA Director, and White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the Biden administration's relationship with Russia, and the prospects of bipartisanship on infrastructure. ...
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif complained that Qasem Soleimani was a hindrance to his job in leaked remarks published Sunday. ...

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