In December, Russia Direct will release its end of the year report, “Russia and the World: Foreign Policy Outlook for 2016,” wrapping up the most important events of 2015 and looking ahead to 2016.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and U.S. President Barack Obama, rear, attend the COP21 UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, France, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015.

In December, Russia Direct will release its end of the year report, “Russia and the World: Foreign Policy Outlook for 2016.” The report will wrap up the most important foreign policy events of 2015 that affected international relations and Russia the most over the past year. In addition, it will look ahead at how those events might develop in 2016.

As part of our analysis, we would like to ask you, our readers, to take this short survey on the most important geopolitical events of the past year and the biggest challenges in international relations for 2016. We believe that with your input our results are going to be more representative and, most importantly, more accurate.

Please answer these six questions before Dec. 10 to help us tally the results for the year.