EUROSCI Network Centre in Russia
The EUROSCI Network Centre in Russia was created in 2017 to better serve the needs of Russian students and scholars. Russia is the largest country in the world by surface area, and the ninth most populous, with over 146 million people in 2019. Its economy ranked 12th by nominal GDP in 2015, and the country also has the largest reserves of mineral and energy resources in the world. Russia is also one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction.