5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- head of government
- statism in Russia
- a 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.
- b criminal conspiracy, organized crime
- c the process of filling influential jobs in the state, society, or the economy with people approved and chosen by the Communist Party.
- d Russians would rather have a strong state to protect them over civil liberties
- e Prime Minister
5 Multiple choice questions
- Popularly-elected lower house of the legislature
- rule by a few for the good of the many
- Russians did not generally have a lot of privacy free of state control, unlike the West. There are a limited number of private organizations.
- An emphasis on freedom of speech and press started by Gorbachev
- Russia was defeated in this war in the mid-1800s. It convinced many that the tsars were moving Russia backward and needed reform.
5 True/False questions
market-based socialism → Allowing a significant infusion of capitalism into the socialist system.
boyars → Members of the Russian aristocracy
White Army → Army led by former Russian military leaders in the 1918 Civil War. They were supported by the Allied Powers.
BRIC → Historic autocratic rulers of Russia
Marxism-Leninism → China's version of communism; it shares Marx's vision of equality and cooperation, but believes strongly in preserving China's peasant-based economy.