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5 Matching questions

  1. federal government structure
  2. central planning
  3. Window on the West
  4. de-Stalinization
  5. Central Committee
  1. a The ownership of private property and the market mechanism are replaced with the allocation of resources by the state bureaucracy.
  2. b St. Petersburg under Tsar Peter the Great, city on the Baltic Sea
  3. c Started by Krushchev's secret speech, this was a process that led to reforms such as loosening government censorship of the press, decentralization of economic decision-making, and restructuring of the collective farms.
  4. d Government with regional and centralized components.
  5. e A group of 300 party leaders that met twice a year.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. President, this is a strong position in the Russian Government.
  2. Created the publicly-elected office of President, held in check by the Duma. It created a three-branch government. It is a semipresidential system and has a Constitutional Court
  3. The state church in Russia that was controlled by the tsars.
  4. Russian who became a rich Oligarch by buying up Russian industries after the fall of Communism and the beginning of "shock therapy." He was exiled by the Russian government.
  5. Owners of the factories and other means of production

5 True/False questions

  1. Five Year PlansStalin's ambitious goals for production in heavy industry


  2. YablokoChina's version of communism; it shares Marx's vision of equality and cooperation, but believes strongly in preserving China's peasant-based economy.


  3. social mobilityThe largest cleavage point in the Russian Federation, This is due to the fact that Russian territory covers so much and such diverse geography


  4. Decembrist RevoltOrders from the President or leader.


  5. Federation CouncilThe upper legislative house. It was originally filled by governors and regional heads, but now the governors pick the council members. This was done in conjunction with the President being able to appoint the governors. It is made up of two members from each of the 89 administrative districts.


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