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ethically diverse former country was held together after World War II by the rule of Communist Party leader Josip Broz Tito
the horrific Nazis crime against humanity that took the lives of approximately 6 million Jews during the war
empire expanded into the Balkan Peninsula by defeating the Serbian Empire at the Battle of Kosovo Polje in 1389
collectively the Croat, Slovene, and Serb ethic groups that migrated to the Balkan Peninsula in the 500s from Poland and Russia were referred to as what
who was the president of Yugoslavia who was accused of crimes and then voted out of office in 2000
small, plain homes in the countryside that many Russians go for relaxing vacations or weekend getaways
type of economy where the Central government makes all the important economic decisions
From the 1950s through the 1980s, hundreds of Soviet nuclear devices were exploded at "the Polygon" test site in what republic
Russia insists the Caspian Sea, becase of its lack of offshore oil reserves, is what kind of body of water
original Great Game in Central Asia during the 1800s was a struggle between the Russian Empire and what other empire over land
people that have no permanent home, but rather mmove in search of food, water, and grazing land according to the seasons
In the 1930s, many Soviet laboroers were gathered and moved to large farm where agriculture was reated like an industry. What were these farms called
V.I Lennin led the Communist Party following the Russian Revolution. Who is the Soviet leader who took over after Lenin and led the USSR during WWII
mountains that are sometimes are considered to be the dividing line between Europe and Asia
the barrier that divided the East and West parts of a major German city during the Cold War
beginning about 795, what seafaring warriors, using their long boats to conduct hit-and-run raids, terrorized Europe
term that is used to describe the process of a region breaking up into small, mutually hostile units
holy wars that were fought in Palestine in Middle Ages and fought between Christians and Muslims over Palestine
In 1801, England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland were formed into a nation known as what
major castle-lined river flows 1,771 miles through the heart of Europe, touching 9 countries on its way to the Black Sea
Land of the Midnight Sun
area where the days when the sun never rises in North or Scandanavia, North of Arctic Circle
Italian city built on 120 islands in a lagoon, with the Grand Canal flowing between to the largest islands
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