American magazine names Russia the most powerful country in the world after the US

The American magazine US News & World Report published a ranking of the most powerful countries in 2019.

The first place expectedly put the United States. The Russian edition recognized the second in power. In third place was China.

The list of the most powerful countries is included in the broader ranking of the best states. According to the results of the past year, Russia took the 23rd position in it, having risen one point compared to last year.