5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- market-based socialism
- near abroad
- Decembrist Revolt
- collective farms
- a Those foreign countries that are close to Russia, particularly former Warsaw Pact and USSR members.
- b Allowing a significant infusion of capitalism into the socialist system.
- c Revolt by workers in 1825 resulting from frustration in the working class. It was crushed by Tsar Nicholas I
- d Orders from the President or leader.
- e Large farms owned and run by the state
5 Multiple choice questions
- Second president of the Russian Federation, although he stepped down after his second term, he remains an influence through his position as PM
- 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.
- The largest cleavage point in the Russian Federation, This is due to the fact that Russian territory covers so much and such diverse geography
- A group of 300 party leaders that met twice a year.
- Stalin's ambitious goals for production in heavy industry
5 True/False questions
proletariat → workers
Red Army → Communist forces led by Lenin in the 1918 Civil War
head of state → An emphasis on freedom of speech and press started by Gorbachev
CPRF → The Communist Party of the Russian Federation, it is the second-strongest party. The party emphasizes centralized planning and nationalism, and implies an intention to regain territories lost when the Soviet Union broke apart.
co-optation → The Central State Planning Committee, the nerve-center for the economy