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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?