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Geography, Russia
Siberia
Ural Mountains
Lake Baikal
Steppes
The Asian part of Russia.
The mountain range that separates European Russia from Asian…
The most famous lake in Russia, home to many plants and anima…
Vast areas of grasslands. Here, mild moist summers and rich s…
Siberia
The Asian part of Russia.
Ural Mountains
The mountain range that separates European Russia from Asian…
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Geography Russia
czar
serf
russification
socialism
a supreme ruler
virtually enslaved workforce bound to the land
a requirement that meant everyone had to speak Russian and fo…
a belief that cause for greater economic equality in society
czar
a supreme ruler
serf
virtually enslaved workforce bound to the land
42 terms
Geography Russia
atheism
Bolshevik
Cold War
communism
Belief that there is no god.
Member of a revolutionary group led by Lenin
Struggle between communism and capitalism for world influence
Philosophy calling for a new society led by workers
atheism
Belief that there is no god.
Bolshevik
Member of a revolutionary group led by Lenin
30 terms
Russia Geography
Russia
Estonia
Lativia
Lithuania
Russia
Estonia
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Geography of Russia
Ural Mountains
Volga River
Taiga
Moscow
Dividing line between Europe and Asia
Longest river in Europe
Dense evergreen forest
Capital of Russia
Ural Mountains
Dividing line between Europe and Asia
Volga River
Longest river in Europe
10 terms
Geography of Russia
Siberia
Ural Mountains
Amur River
Lake Baikal
A region of central and eastern Russia, stretching from the U…
A chain of ancient, greatly eroded, low mountains in Russia t…
Contested river valley between northern China and eastern Rus…
lies in southern Siberia. Third largest lake in Asia and deep…
Siberia
A region of central and eastern Russia, stretching from the U…
Ural Mountains
A chain of ancient, greatly eroded, low mountains in Russia t…
29 terms
BLMS Geography Russia (Pictures)
Pollutants
Taiga
Fossil Fuel
Smog
Chemicals and smoke particles that cause pollution
Coniferous forest, found in the subarctic zone in Russia
Oil, natural gas and coal
A thick haze of fog and chemicals
Pollutants
Chemicals and smoke particles that cause pollution
Taiga
Coniferous forest, found in the subarctic zone in Russia
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Russia Human Geography
Ethnic Russian
Slavs
Turkic Peoples
Caucasian Peoples
the largest ethnic group in Russia
a family of ethnic groups that includes Russians, Poles, Serb…
Russia's second largest ethnic group, these people live in th…
an ethnic group living in the Caucasus region of Southwestern…
Ethnic Russian
the largest ethnic group in Russia
Slavs
a family of ethnic groups that includes Russians, Poles, Serb…
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Geography: Russia
Shatterbelt
Characteristics of eastern Europe
-Romanians... -Magyars... -Saxons
Romanians
area of chronic political splintering and fracturing. Along e…
-irredentism-and attempt to influence a population in a neigh…
three ethnic groups
Ethnic group that has been around since 0-AD (no real evidence)
Shatterbelt
area of chronic political splintering and fracturing. Along e…
Characteristics of eastern Europe
-irredentism-and attempt to influence a population in a neigh…
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Geography Russia
Armenia
Belarus
Georgia
Moldova
is next to Georgia and close to Turkey
is right above Ukraine
is right above Armenia
is a small country under Georgia
Armenia
is next to Georgia and close to Turkey
Belarus
is right above Ukraine
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Geography Russia
As the largest country in the world
How many countries does Russia boarder
The lack of this has influenced Russia…
Russian orthodoxy
Russia covers 1/10 (one-tenth) of the land area
fourteen
the lack of warm-water ports
the dominant religion in Russian a branch of the Eastern Orth…
As the largest country in the world
Russia covers 1/10 (one-tenth) of the land area
How many countries does Russia boarder
fourteen
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Russia Geography
Northern European Plain
Mt. Elbrus
Ural Mountains
Volga River
- 75% of Russians live here... - Northern part is flat with swam…
- 18,510 feet high... - Part of the Caucasus Mountains
- Divides European and Asian Russia... - Extend from the Arctic…
- Important river... - Canals connect river to Moscow and the Ba…
Northern European Plain
- 75% of Russians live here... - Northern part is flat with swam…
Mt. Elbrus
- 18,510 feet high... - Part of the Caucasus Mountains
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Geography-Russia
Kirov
Slavs
Tatars
1941
Famous ballet company in St. Petersburg
Ancestors to modern Russians and Russia's largest ethnic group
Muslim descendants of the Mongols
year that Germany invaded the Soviet Union
Kirov
Famous ballet company in St. Petersburg
Slavs
Ancestors to modern Russians and Russia's largest ethnic group
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Geography: Russia
Estonia
Latvia
Lithuania
Ukraine
Estonia
Latvia
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russia geography
capital
population
location
languages
moscow
143 million
eurasia or northern russia
russian, tatar, chechen
capital
moscow
population
143 million
Geography-Russia
What is the name for the fortified Rus…
Dominant religion in Russia
What type of religion structure is lik…
Dominant religion in Central Asia
The Kremlin
Orthodox Christian
A Mosque
Islam
What is the name for the fortified Rus…
The Kremlin
Dominant religion in Russia
Orthodox Christian
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Geography: Russia
Moscow
St. Petersburg
Chelyabinsk
Yekaterinburg
City: Capital City
City: Major City above Moscow
City: Right of the Ural Mountains
City: Left of the Ural Mountains
Moscow
City: Capital City
St. Petersburg
City: Major City above Moscow
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Geography Russia
Russia's Leader
Permanently Frozen soil
"Great" Ruler, Westernized Russia and…
Speak more than 1 language
Putin
Permafrost
Peter
Bilangual
Russia's Leader
Putin
Permanently Frozen soil
Permafrost
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Geography Russia
Transiberian railroad
Ural Mountains
Chernozem
Transcaucasia
key southern siberian railraod connection completed during th…
This north-south range separates Siberia from the rest of Rus…
the rich black topsoil found in the North European Plain, esp…
a region that consists of the republics of Armenia, Azerbaija…
Transiberian railroad
key southern siberian railraod connection completed during th…
Ural Mountains
This north-south range separates Siberia from the rest of Rus…
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Geography (Russia)
Minsk
Tbilisi
Baku
Yerevan
Belarus capital
Georgia capital
Azerbaijan capital
Armenia capital
Minsk
Belarus capital
Tbilisi
Georgia capital
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Geography- Russia
mechanized farming
Acid rain
emigrate
Chernobyl
farming that uses machines to increase the per capita food nu…
Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when indust…
To leave one country or region and settle in another
nuclear power plant in Russia that had an explosion in 1986 &…
mechanized farming
farming that uses machines to increase the per capita food nu…
Acid rain
Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when indust…
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RUSSIA: Physical Geography
eurasia
tundra
Taiga
continentality
the large landmass that includes both Europe and Asia
A vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and Nor…
A cool forest biome of conifers in the upper Northern Hemisph…
A region's distance from the moderating influence of the sea
eurasia
the large landmass that includes both Europe and Asia
tundra
A vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and Nor…
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Geography Russia
Russia's capital is ________.
Russia and the Republics used to be na…
What does USSR stand for?
_____________________ border the black…
Moscow
Soviet Union
Union Soviet Socialist Republic
Ukraine, Russia, and Georgia
Russia's capital is ________.
Moscow
Russia and the Republics used to be na…
Soviet Union
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Geography Russia
Russia's capital is ________.
Russia and the Republics used to be na…
What does USSR stand for?
_____________________ border the black…
Moscow
Soviet Union
Union Soviet Socialist Republic
Ukraine, Russia, and Georgia
Russia's capital is ________.
Moscow
Russia and the Republics used to be na…
Soviet Union
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Geography;Russia
Largest
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Ural
Caspian
Russia is the worlds _______ country.
Russia spans _ time zones.
European Russia and Asian Russia are separated by the____ mou…
The lake with the largest surface area it is the _______ Sea…
Largest
Russia is the worlds _______ country.
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Russia spans _ time zones.
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WOW- Russia's Geography
upland
tundra
lichen
permafrost
high land away from the coast of a country
a flat treeless plain with permanently frozen ground
a plant-like organism that consist of algae and a fungus
the permanently frozen lower layers of soil found in the tund…
upland
high land away from the coast of a country
tundra
a flat treeless plain with permanently frozen ground
10 terms
Europe & Russia Geography Quiz
France
Germany
Italy
Mediterranean Ocean
France
Germany
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Geography of Russia
What is another name for Russia
How many climate regions are there?
South of the taiga; trees shed leaves
Lack of vegetation; hot & dry
Central Eurasia
6
Broad leave trees
Desert
What is another name for Russia
Central Eurasia
How many climate regions are there?
6
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RUSSIA: Human Geography
Baltic Republics
czar
Russian Revolution
USSR
Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
A Russian emperor
Prompted by labor unrest, personal liberties, and elected rep…
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Created by Lenin in 1922.
Baltic Republics
Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
czar
A Russian emperor
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Geography of Russia Quiz
Permafrost
Taiga
Arctic Ocean
Moscow and St. Petersburg
permanently frozen soil in Northern Russia
vast areas of land covered by evergreen trees
Body of water that produce Russia's longest coastline
Two cities found in the Northern European Plain
Permafrost
permanently frozen soil in Northern Russia
Taiga
vast areas of land covered by evergreen trees
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Geography Russia
Largest
Permafrost
Jews
2nd
Russia is the
Layer of frozen subsoil
Pogroms planned for persecution and massacre
Islam has __ highest membership in Russia religion
Largest
Russia is the
Permafrost
Layer of frozen subsoil
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Europe and Russia: Physical Geography
population density
peninsula
plateau
tributary
the average number of people living in a square mile
a land area nearly surrounded by water
a large raised area of mostly level land bordered on one or m…
a river or stream that flows into a larger river
population density
the average number of people living in a square mile
peninsula
a land area nearly surrounded by water
26 terms
Geography Russia
Yurt
Russian Revolution
Cold War
Command Economy
light portable tents that Russian Nomad's used; normal nomad'…
The czar rule ended with this. The Communist Party, led by Le…
The conflict between the US and the Soviet Union after WWII,…
The government control's all the important money decisions; T…
Yurt
light portable tents that Russian Nomad's used; normal nomad'…
Russian Revolution
The czar rule ended with this. The Communist Party, led by Le…
21 terms
Geography Russia
Continentality
Permafrost
Tundra
Taiga
Removed from moderating and moistening maritime influences
Water in ground is permanently frozen
Cold grasslands
Snowy pine forests
Continentality
Removed from moderating and moistening maritime influences
Permafrost
Water in ground is permanently frozen
47 terms
Geography Russia
Slavs
Kiev
Forward Capital
Peter the Great
Settled in area of Ukraine
Largest settlement in Imperial Russia
Capital city positioned in contested territory, usually near…
Wanted European-style nation-state... Moved capital to St. Peter…
Slavs
Settled in area of Ukraine
Kiev
Largest settlement in Imperial Russia
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Geography Russia
Siberia
Ural mountains
Lake Baikal
Steppes
The Asian part of Russia, including the vast West Siberian Pl…
The mountain range that separates European Russian from Asian…
A huge lake in Siberia that is more than one mile deep and ho…
Vast areas of grassland
Siberia
The Asian part of Russia, including the vast West Siberian Pl…
Ural mountains
The mountain range that separates European Russian from Asian…
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geography russia
continentality
tundra
taiga
steppe
the effect of extreme variations in temprature and very littl…
vast, treeless plains in cold northern climates ,charachteriz…
russian term for the vast subartic forest , mostly evergreens…
wide, grassy plains of Eurasia , also similar semi-arid clima…
continentality
the effect of extreme variations in temprature and very littl…
tundra
vast, treeless plains in cold northern climates ,charachteriz…
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geography: russia
moldova
russia
ukraine
estonia
chisinau
moscow
kiev
tallinn
moldova
chisinau
russia
moscow
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geography-Russia
perestrokia
glasnot
Peter the Great
Whats Russia's largest natural resource?
boosted soviet economy;gave factories man power
Soviets could read and write what they wanted to freely
1st president of Russia
natural gas
perestrokia
boosted soviet economy;gave factories man power
glasnot
Soviets could read and write what they wanted to freely
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Geography Russia
Peninsula
Volcano
Fortress
Satellite
Land surrounded by water on three sides
Mountain that can erupt and spew lava
A stronghold, a place with a lot of security
A device designed to be launched into orbit around the earth,…
Peninsula
Land surrounded by water on three sides
Volcano
Mountain that can erupt and spew lava
25 terms
Geography Russia
Chernozem
Taiga
Intelligentsia
Communist
Rich black soil that supports grain production
Huge area that contains coniferous forests
Intellectual elite Soviet Union
Firm of gov in the Soviet Union
Chernozem
Rich black soil that supports grain production
Taiga
Huge area that contains coniferous forests
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Russia Geography
Privatization
Sovkhoz
Command Economy
Kolkhoz
Change from state-run to privately owned companies
Large factory farm
System under which the government makes all key economic deci…
Small farm worked by farmers
Privatization
Change from state-run to privately owned companies
Sovkhoz
Large factory farm
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Geography (RUSSIA)
Kievan Rus
Russian Empire
Soviet Union Era
Russia today
800s-1400s
1400s-1917
1917-1991 ... When the country was communist
todays time
Kievan Rus
800s-1400s
Russian Empire
1400s-1917
34 terms
Geography - Russia
Autonomous areas
Centralized economic planning
Chernozem soil
Exclave
Minor political subunits created in the former Soviet Union a…
an economic system in which the state sets production targets…
A Russian term for dark, fertile soil, often associated with…
A bounded territory that is part of a particular state but is…
Autonomous areas
Minor political subunits created in the former Soviet Union a…
Centralized economic planning
an economic system in which the state sets production targets…
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YMS Geography Europe/Russia Locations
United Kingdom
France
Germany
Italy
United Kingdom
France
40 terms
Geography russia
A region where temperatures are always…
Thinly scattered coniferous forests fo…
A temperate grassland found and Europe…
A rich topsoil found in the Russian st…
Tundra
Taiga
Steppe
Chernozem
A region where temperatures are always…
Tundra
Thinly scattered coniferous forests fo…
Taiga
21 terms
Geography Russia
Soviet Union
Communist government
Kiev
Moscow
Most of the last century, Russia was padt of the ____________…
Soviet Union was rule by...
What was the leading city-state?
Russia
Soviet Union
Most of the last century, Russia was padt of the ____________…
Communist government
Soviet Union was rule by...
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Geography: Russia
central&northern asia
Mongols
centralized russia
Land in East
Mongols Invaded
Ivan the Great Kicks Out
Ivan the Great Achievement
Ivan the Great conquered
central&northern asia
Mongols Invaded
Mongols
Ivan the Great Kicks Out
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GeographyRussia
city bordering the Sea of Japan
city right outside Finland and borderi…
lake right under Finland
major city right next to Lake Ladoga
Vladivostok
Murmansk
Lake Ladoga
St. Petersburg
city bordering the Sea of Japan
Vladivostok
city right outside Finland and borderi…
Murmansk
32 terms
Russia - Geography
North European Plain
West Siberian Plain
South and West
Ural Mountains
europe
Asia
plateaus
divide european and asian russia
North European Plain
europe
West Siberian Plain
Asia
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