Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Top Topics from May 2004 – Jan 2020

Please see below for an interactive chart highlighting the top topics by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs from May 2004 to 15 January 2020. The most popular topics during the time period are at the top; least popular at the bottom. This represents all English content available on the website at the time of the scrape on January 15th, 2020.

To select specific terms and dates, please use the the slider on the right to adjust dates and the table below it to select terms. Note the popularity of the United States, the attention paid to both challenges and agreements, and the spike attention paid to Syrian and chemical [weapons] issues. Mouse over the graphs for additional details.

The default setting is all topics for the entire time period. Topic popularity determined by related keyword frequency throughout all 21,000 plus articles scraped. Topic data created using WordStat 8; visualization created using Tableau.

To search the dataset for terms NOT listed here, please visit our Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs database page.