See How Much You Know About Russia

A guard stands in front of St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin in Moscow, the centers of political and religious authority in Russia for much of the past several centuries.
A guard stands in front of St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin in Moscow, the centers of political and religious authority in Russia for much of the past several centuries. Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of Russia's politics, history, economy, and more.

July 31, 2018

A guard stands in front of St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin in Moscow, the centers of political and religious authority in Russia for much of the past several centuries.
A guard stands in front of St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin in Moscow, the centers of political and religious authority in Russia for much of the past several centuries. Maxim Shemetov/Reuters
Quiz
Test your knowledge of countries, history, economics, foreign policy, and more.

Russia--and the Soviet Union before it--has been a powerful actor in international affairs for decades and continues to be a major focus of U.S. foreign policy today. Take this quiz to see how much you really know about the country.

Ready to take more quizzes? Find our full selection of weekly quizzes here.

Creative Commons
Creative Commons: Some rights reserved.
Close
This work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) License.
View License Detail
Close

Top Stories on CFR

Transition 2021

In this special Transition 2021 series of The President’s Inbox, James M. Lindsay sits down each week with experts to discuss the challenges facing the incoming Biden administration. This week, CFR’s Senior Fellow for Europe, Matthias Matthijs, and Senior Fellow for Japan studies, Sheila A. Smith, assess the prospects for repairing America’s relations with allies in Europe and Asia.

Human Rights

The United States can only promote human rights abroad if it begins from a position of humility, acknowledging that the struggle to make America a more perfect union is ongoing.

Middle East and North Africa

The kafala system regulates the lives of tens of millions of migrant laborers in the Middle East, but growing outrage over human rights abuses, racism, and gender discrimination has fueled calls for reform.