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5 Matching questions

  1. civil society in Russia
  2. cultural heterogeneity in Russia
  3. Constitution of 1993
  4. BRIC
  5. Mensheviks
  1. a 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
  2. b Led by Martov, they were communists who broke off from Lenin at the turn of the 20th century. They were generally for a larger group of revolutionaries than were the Bolsheviks.
  3. c Russians did not generally have a lot of privacy free of state control, unlike the West. There are a limited number of private organizations.
  4. d A term coined by economist Goldman Sachs in 2001 for the fast-growing economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China. They held a summit in June, 2009.
  5. e Russian diversity increased as Russia expanded its borders. Very diverse

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. rule by a few for the good of the many
  2. The two-pronged program of collectivization and industrialization. Executed with force and brutality by central planning
  3. allocation of power throughout various political, social, and economic institutions
  4. Complete and invasive form of rule (control all aspects of life)
  5. Regional assemblies started by Tsar Alexander II

5 True/False questions

  1. Peter the GreatRussian Tsar from 17th and 18th Centuries who was the first "Westernizer." Tried to modernize Russia on the western model


  2. state corporatismGovernment control of organizations, the government is "channeling" the voice of the people. Interest groups are controlled by the government.


  3. Vladimir PutinSecond president of the Russian Federation, although he stepped down after his second term, he remains an influence through his position as PM


  4. YablokoThe reformist party that best stands for pro-democracy. Led by Grigori Yavlinski, it does best with the intellectuals.


  5. White ArmyArmy led by former Russian military leaders in the 1918 Civil War. They were supported by the Allied Powers.


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