Name for the Vikings given by the "men of the east"
Name for the Mongolians that conquered the Scandinavian settlement
Mongolian Emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)
grand duke of Muscovy whose victories against the Tartars laid the basis for Russian unity (1440-1505)
the first czar of Russia (1530-1584)
Peter the Great
a Russian czar that made Russia bigger
Empress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796)
Russian composer known mostly for his beautiful melodies and ballets
Leader of Russia during WWII
Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
became the ruler of the Soviet Union After the death of Joseph Stalin
Harsh Soviet labor camps
Radical Russian Group
a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia
A form of government where the government controls all aspects of life
a Russian artificial satellite
Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms
Current President of Russia
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