Russia: The Ultimate Troll Of The U.N.

The Russian Federation truly is the successor state of the Soviet Union when it comes to working the levers of the United Nations to its benefit. From its position as a permanent member of the Security Council, it gains both the prestige that comes with such a lofty place in the international system and a platform to tweak the great powers of the world whenever it wants.

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Jun 05, 2014
Richard Gowan
United Nations
Peace and Security
Europe