Turn on the news right now and it’s nearly impossible to go more than a few minutes without hearing about Russia. For the most part, it has to do with allegations of involvement with the US general elections or involvement in Syria. In either case, this large, nuclear-armed country has always been a key player in world politics and that doesn’t look like it’s about to change. It seems appropriate then to take a closer look at this country which spans two continents. Think you know a lot about the Russian bear? Stick around and see if you know these 10 secrets the Kremlin likely wishes would stay under wraps.