Eastern Europe, Eastern Christianity, and Islam

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Ural Mountains

What form the eastern boundary of Europe

Pacific Ocean

Russia expands east to the Pacific Ocean

15

How many republics were in voluntary association with Russia

Atheist

What religion was the USSR originally?

Karl Marx

Who lived in great britain during the industrial revolution and shaped many communistic ideas

Caesar

what is czar latin for?

the Bolsheviks

who executed czar nicholas and his family?

Lenin

who became leader of the bolsheviks and announced all power to the soviets, transfers of land to the peasants and factory workers?

October Revolution

What big revolution occured on October 1917

Cheka

a secret police with powers to arrest and execute opponents

New economic policy

what does NEP stand for?

man of steel

stalin literally means..

Stalin

whose great ambitin was to turn the soviet union into an industrial nation

Gulags

what were the miserable siberian labor camps called?

the warsaw pact

what organization of communist nations were created to combat the power of nato?

North atlantic treaty organization

what does nato stand for

Gorbachev

which leader of the USSR won the nobel peace prize

Russian soviet federated socialist republic

what does RSFSR stand for?

kingdom of serbs, croats, and slovenes

what is yugoslavia sometimes called?

ethnic cleansing

the mass expulsion and killing of one ethic or religious group in an area by another ethnic or religious group in that area

serbs and jews

who was first killed by ethnic cleansing

shatterbelt

a chronic political splintering and fracturing between croats, serbs, and muslims

interfaith

involving people of different religious faiths

intrafaith

boundaries within a single major religious faith

Milosevic

Who was indicted in 1999 for his role in the genocide and ethnic cleansing in bosnia and kosovo

the hague war crimes tribunal

where was milosevic tried?

butcher of the balkans

milosevic

the patriarch of constantinople

who acts as the president of any ecumenical council and is the 'pope' of the orthodox church

the eastern orthodox church

what is the second largest church in the world?

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