Articles about east
Russia's Perpetual struggle with its identity has been summed up in modern times as a battle between Asiatics and Eurasianist's. Russia takes its identity from both schools of thought, from its past as a Mongol tribute and as a Modern European Power.
The arctic States are scrambling to lay claim to the largest undiscovered oil reserves in the world located below the Arctic Ocean. Russia specifically has a large claim and has been devoting massive resources to mapping this area. The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is a key treaty to delineating these claims. This article seeks to help you better understand Russia and UNCLOS