This region is home to a population of over 790 million: Europe (510 million), Central Asian and Caucasus Countries (82 million) and Russia and Slavonic countries (over 196 million).* Countries are grouped together in this region due more to proximity than their similarities. Religious preferences range from primarily Muslim to majority Christian. Some struggle with poverty and corruption while others are considered “rich” countries but suffer from spiritual apathy and materialism.
*Source: Operation World