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History Chapter 7
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What fraction of the world's land area does Russia cover?
Russia's greatest handicap is arguably its _____________.
The need for warm-water seaports
What has influenced Russia's foreign policy in all periods of Russian history?
What is the dominant religion in Russia?
What term is used to refer to the rulers of Russia from 1547 to 1917?
What did the Communists extend to separate their European spoils in World War II from those of the free countries of western Europe?
Another name for Russia during the period of communist rule was the _______________.
The term glasnost means _____________.
A major concern of Russia today is ___________.
The Russian political unit roughly equivalent to a state in the United States is the ________________.
What is a large administrative district similar to a province or state?
Russia has twenty-one self-governing areas (where most of the population, power, and status reside) called _________________.
Instead of a vice president, Russia's executive branch has a ____________.
The legislative branch of Russia's national government is called the ___________.
The second largest city in Russia is ___________.
The Volga-Baltic Waterway provides ships access to which city and beyond?
Russia's key port on the Arctic is _________.
What is Russia's key Arctic port?
Which city is considered to have been the first Russian city?
Ivan the Terrible
The first ruler of Russia, who gained power in 1547 was ________________.
Besides St. Petersburg, Russia's only other port on the Baltic Sea is ______________.
Which Russian city was known as Stalingrad during the Soviet era?
The second most important river in Russia is the ______________.
The vast grasslands of Russia in the Black Earth region are called the _____________.
The vital port at the mouth of the Don River is ____________.
The fiercely independent nomads of Russia who wee feared for the elite cavalry are called the ________________.
The highest mountain along the southern border of Russia in Mount _____________,
The break-away republic that has caused trouble for Russia since 1991 is _____________.
What name is given to the great coniferous forests of ______________.
The deepest lake in the world is __________________.
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