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a mountain range in the W Russian Federation, extending N and S from the Arctic Ocean to near the Caspian Sea, forming a natural boundary between Europe and Asia.
Europe and Asia considered together as one continent.
a region in SE Europe, S of the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black and Caspian seas
a vast region of Russia and N Kazakhstan: extends from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific and from the Arctic Ocean to the borders with China and Mongolia; colonized after the building of the Trans-Siberian Railway
of or pertaining to the continent of North America.
the coniferous evergreen forests of subarctic lands, covering vast areas of northern North America and Eurasia.
something that drains or flows off, as rain that flows off from the land in streams.
an extensive region in the Russian Federation in N Asia, extending from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific.
the uprising in russia in March, 1917 (February Old Style), in which the Czarist government collapsed and a provisional government was established.
a continuing state of resentful antagonism between two parties short of open hostility or violence.
an economy in which business activities and the allocation of resources are determined by government order rather than market forces
the Soviet army
on top of, above
an ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean
a member of a people or tribe that has no permanent abode but moves about from place to place
a tentlike dwelling of the Mongol and Turkic peoples of central Asia
A predominantly Muslim region in southern Russia, which declared its independence from Russia after the breakup of the Soviet Union.