Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, many people have asked if Russia is still a force to be reckon with. Recent developments in Ukraine and its aggressions to neighbors and old satellite countries like Georgia have had many asking if this is a reflection of Russia’s might or if it’s a reflection of the other countries’ weaknesses.
However, no one can argue that militarily the old Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) achieved a great deal of military advances and accomplishments. Here, we take a look at the top 12 things that seem to keep Russia on top even as their economy once again crumbles like a cookie.
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