Russia is a very powerful country. In Europe, it is the most powerful country. Compared to the other countries around the world, it is still very powerful, being the second most powerful in the world. One reason for this power is the amount of military presence that Russia has. It has more nuclear weapons than any other country and could defeat all other countries with their military power.
This is why many countries, such as Syria and Iran, look to Russia for protection. Another reason for their power is the state of their economy. They have one of the best economies in the country, due to the natural resources they have.
Russia is arguably the second most powerful country in the world. Although it has not totally earned all the criteria to be fully called a superpower country, however, many still believe that Russia is a superpower but not in the same rank as the United States of America. The first thing that makes Russia a powerful country is its military might. In terms of capacity, Russia has the second most powerful military formation after the US. Also, Russia is in possession of thousands of nuclear weapons, and it has it more than any other country in the world.
As a result of this, countries like Iran, Belarus, Syria, most times seek protection from Russia. Another thing that makes Russia a powerful country is that its economy is one of the best in Europe. The country is blessed with a lot of natural resources. The country has so much oil reserves. Finally, Russia also has a very strong political system to point out that they can subtly interfere with the political events of other countries.