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21 terms
Russia
Upland
lichen
tundra
taiga
the high land away from the coast of a country
a plant-like organism that consists of algae and fungi
a flat treeless plain with permanently frozen ground
a large coniferous forest
Upland
the high land away from the coast of a country
lichen
a plant-like organism that consists of algae and fungi
Russia
Moscow
Tsar
Westernization
communism
Capital of Russia
The leader of Imperial Russia
Peter the great wanted Russia to be more like Western Europe.
A theory that a country's property and resources should be eq…
Moscow
Capital of Russia
Tsar
The leader of Imperial Russia
10 terms
Russia
Collective Farms
Permafrost
Democracy
Siberia
In the Soviet Union, a large farm where workers grew food to…
Permanently frozen land
A form of government by the people in which citizens often el…
Frozen land in the north of Russia that has been used to puni…
Collective Farms
In the Soviet Union, a large farm where workers grew food to…
Permafrost
Permanently frozen land
26 terms
russia
arctic ocean
baltic sea
barents sea
bering sea
arctic ocean
baltic sea
5 terms
Russia
permafrost
tundra
Russia
czar
permafrost
tundra
35 terms
Russia
Russia
North European Plain
West Siberian Plain
East Siberian Plateau
largest nation in the world at 6.6 million square miles of la…
lies west of the Urals; this region contains 75% of the popul…
east of the Ural mountains, world's largest plain
vast region of highlands and wilderness
Russia
largest nation in the world at 6.6 million square miles of la…
North European Plain
lies west of the Urals; this region contains 75% of the popul…
16 terms
russia
Ural mountains
steppes
tundra
permafrost
a mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic…
Dry Grasslands that stretched north of the Caucasus
An extremely cold, dry biome.
Ground that is permanently frozen
Ural mountains
a mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic…
steppes
Dry Grasslands that stretched north of the Caucasus
39 terms
Russia
Romanov family
Nicolas II
Lenin
Stalin
Royal family that ruled Russia for over 300 years that was ov…
abdicated his throne after the March revolution, the last Cza…
Founded the Communist Party in Russia and set up the world's…
1st totalitarian leader (after Lenin) led USSR 1927-1953 (die…
Romanov family
Royal family that ruled Russia for over 300 years that was ov…
Nicolas II
abdicated his throne after the March revolution, the last Cza…
105 terms
Russia
ivan the great
peter the great
window to the west
peter the great
Who freed Russia from Mongol control?
Who moved the Russian capital to St. Petersburg?
What's St. Peterburg called?
Who made Russia more like Europe?
ivan the great
Who freed Russia from Mongol control?
peter the great
Who moved the Russian capital to St. Petersburg?
16 terms
Russia
russia
tallinn
riga
vilnius
which country?
estonia
latvia
lithuania
russia
which country?
tallinn
estonia
31 terms
Russia
Europe and Asia
Moscow
Siberia
West Siberian Plain
The two continents meet in Russia's Ural Mountains
Russia's capital and largest city
large area between the Urals and the Pacific Ocean
Flat, marshy, and one of the largest plains in the world.
Europe and Asia
The two continents meet in Russia's Ural Mountains
Moscow
Russia's capital and largest city
Russia
Arctic Circle
Caucasus
Siberia
Ural
An imaginary circle that is 23 degrees 28 minutes south of th…
A chain of mountains that separates Russia from Azerbaijan an…
A huge area of northeastern Russia that is very cold, mountai…
These mountains divide Russia between Europe and Asia.
Arctic Circle
An imaginary circle that is 23 degrees 28 minutes south of th…
Caucasus
A chain of mountains that separates Russia from Azerbaijan an…
11 terms
Russia
Czar
Ivan IV
Peter the Great
St. Petersburg
Russian word for "caesar," title used by Russian Emperors
tyrant who 1st used the title "czar,"... increased Russia's bord…
Member of the Romanov... dynasty, modernized Russia off of weste…
"Window to the West," the most... important port for Russia and…
Czar
Russian word for "caesar," title used by Russian Emperors
Ivan IV
tyrant who 1st used the title "czar,"... increased Russia's bord…
25 terms
Russia
Propoganda
Republic
Traditional Economy
Command Economy
the distribution and censorship of written and visual materia…
form of government in which people elect representatives to l…
generally refers to an economy based on subsistence farming o…
economy in which the government controls all production and d…
Propoganda
the distribution and censorship of written and visual materia…
Republic
form of government in which people elect representatives to l…
16 terms
russia
Ural mountains
steppes
tundra
permafrost
a mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic…
Dry Grasslands that stretched north of the Caucasus
An extremely cold, dry biome.
Ground that is permanently frozen
Ural mountains
a mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic…
steppes
Dry Grasslands that stretched north of the Caucasus
Russia
Aral Sea
chernozen
czar
communism
...
Aral Sea
chernozen
Russia
czar
population growth rate
famine
collectivization
an emperor of Russia before 1917
is the rate at which the number of individuals in a populatio…
a member of the majority faction of the Russian Social Democr…
was a policy of forced consolidation of individual peasant ho…
czar
an emperor of Russia before 1917
population growth rate
is the rate at which the number of individuals in a populatio…
26 terms
Russia
Tsarina
Tsar
Westernization
Ivan the Terrible
Female Tsar
Russian Emperor
The adoption of western European Culture
Cruel leader who created the term Tsar
Tsarina
Female Tsar
Tsar
Russian Emperor
10 terms
Russia
Steppe
permafrost
communism
serf
A dry grassland
Permanently frozen ground
A political system in which the government owns all property…
a peasant who could not leave the lord's land on which he or…
Steppe
A dry grassland
permafrost
Permanently frozen ground
12 terms
Russia
tundra
taiga
permafrost
czar
a flat, treeless plain with permanently frozen ground
a large coniferous forest
the permanently frozen, lower layers of soil found in the tun…
the title given to an emperor of Russia's past
tundra
a flat, treeless plain with permanently frozen ground
taiga
a large coniferous forest
30 terms
Russia
steppe nomads
steppe
Pontic-Caspian or Ukraine steppe
Phanagoria
a large group of nomadic peoples from the Eurasian Steppe. Th…
an ecoregion, characterized by temperate grassland without tr…
steppeland stretching from the north of the black seea almost…
Greek city on the Taman peninsula, founded in 6th century BC…
steppe nomads
a large group of nomadic peoples from the Eurasian Steppe. Th…
steppe
an ecoregion, characterized by temperate grassland without tr…
5 terms
Russia
Putin
Cyka
Idi
Jebany
Vladimir
Blyat
Nahuy
Blya
Putin
Vladimir
Cyka
Blyat
Russia
Ural Mountains
Caspian Sea
Volga River
taiga
I separate European Russia from Asian Russia.
I am a large body of water bordering Russia to the south.
I am the longest river in Europe.
I am a vast forest that lies south of the tundra in Russia.
Ural Mountains
I separate European Russia from Asian Russia.
Caspian Sea
I am a large body of water bordering Russia to the south.
10 terms
Russia
Reason why Siberia has become valuable…
Geography and location contribute to c…
Reason why Siberia has gained populati…
Command Economy
Natural resources have led expanding industry and trade.
Siberia is a vast flat region within the Arctic circle, with…
Trans Siberian railroad has allowed goods and people to move…
Government Controls what to produce, what to make, and the cost
Reason why Siberia has become valuable…
Natural resources have led expanding industry and trade.
Geography and location contribute to c…
Siberia is a vast flat region within the Arctic circle, with…
12 terms
Russia
Ural Mountains
Siberia
Northern European Plain
Volga river
Mountain range found in Russia that separates the continents…
Asian region of Russia that stretches from the Ural Mountains…
on the European side of Russia where the best farmland is and…
longest river in Europe, empties into the Caspian Sea
Ural Mountains
Mountain range found in Russia that separates the continents…
Siberia
Asian region of Russia that stretches from the Ural Mountains…
Russia
Tundra
Taiga
Permafrost
Czar
An extremely cold, dry biome.
Biome in which the winters are cold but summers are mild enou…
Ground that is permanently frozen
A Russian emperor
Tundra
An extremely cold, dry biome.
Taiga
Biome in which the winters are cold but summers are mild enou…
16 terms
Russia
Ural mountains
steppes
tundra
permafrost
a mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic…
Dry Grasslands that stretched north of the Caucasus
An extremely cold, dry biome.
Ground that is permanently frozen
Ural mountains
a mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic…
steppes
Dry Grasslands that stretched north of the Caucasus
Russia
Arctic
Moscow
Ural
North European Plain
Ocean that forms northern border of Russia
Capital of Russia
Mountain range that forms the boundary between European and A…
Home to 3/4 of Russia's population
Arctic
Ocean that forms northern border of Russia
Moscow
Capital of Russia
10 terms
Russia
Collective Farms
Permafrost
Democracy
Siberia
In the Soviet Union, a large farm where workers grew food to…
Permanently frozen land
A form of government by the people in which citizens often el…
Frozen land in the north of Russia that has been used to puni…
Collective Farms
In the Soviet Union, a large farm where workers grew food to…
Permafrost
Permanently frozen land
Russia
Assymetric Federalism
Chechnya Conflict
1993 Constitution
Decrees
Different constituent states have different powers
Chechnyans want independence while Russia wants control over…
Referendum, strong presidential system
President can make a law
Assymetric Federalism
Different constituent states have different powers
Chechnya Conflict
Chechnyans want independence while Russia wants control over…
Russia
Peter The Great
flat
mountainous
glasnost and perestroika
who was responsible for consolidating Russia's gains in the e…
in general, North and west of Russia is what kind of land
in general, south and east of Russia is what kind of land
what 2 Russian words entered the international vocabulary and…
Peter The Great
who was responsible for consolidating Russia's gains in the e…
flat
in general, North and west of Russia is what kind of land
Russia
Ancestry, language, religion, or set o…
Ethnically diverse
Ethnic Russians
Eastern Orthodoxy Christianity
What characteristics define an ethnic group?
Would you consider Russia to be ethnically diverse or homogen…
What is Russia's largest group?
What contribution might the Byzantine Empire have given to th…
Ancestry, language, religion, or set o…
What characteristics define an ethnic group?
Ethnically diverse
Would you consider Russia to be ethnically diverse or homogen…
120 terms
Russia
Serfdom
Nicholas II
Russo-Japanese War
Treaty of Port Arthur
institution that confined serf to land at birth and enslaved…
Last Tsar of Russia. Married to Alexandra.
Russia wanted to expand territory. Realized that taking Manch…
1905. Russian port lost to Chinese. Was big transiberian rail…
Serfdom
institution that confined serf to land at birth and enslaved…
Nicholas II
Last Tsar of Russia. Married to Alexandra.
13 terms
Russia
Upland
Lichen
Tundra
Taiga
The high land away from the coast of a country
A plant-like organism that consist of algae and fungus
A flat treeless plain with permanently frozen ground
A large coniferous forest
Upland
The high land away from the coast of a country
Lichen
A plant-like organism that consist of algae and fungus
27 terms
Russia
Autonomous area
BAM Railroad
Bolsheviks
Centralized economic planning
-soviets... -Republics for each nationality
Baikal-Amur Mainline Railroad... -settlements around this
party that became communists (lenin)... lead revolution against…
SOVIET UNION... Infrastructure built ... BAM and Siberian RR... Gas de…
Autonomous area
-soviets... -Republics for each nationality
BAM Railroad
Baikal-Amur Mainline Railroad... -settlements around this
11 terms
Russia
Czar Nicholas II
Bloody Sunday
marxism
Communism
The last Czar or ruler of Russia before and during the Russia…
An uprising against the Russian Czar in 1905 in which 200,000…
the system of political thinking invented by Karl Marx, which…
A form of complete socialism in which the means of production…
Czar Nicholas II
The last Czar or ruler of Russia before and during the Russia…
Bloody Sunday
An uprising against the Russian Czar in 1905 in which 200,000…
Russia
Russia, not quite the former _______,…
Russia is still the biggest _________…
What regions are part of the USSR?
Former constituents of the USSR?
USSR
Country
- Armenia... - Azerbaijan... - Belarus (white russia)... - Georgia... - K…
- Estonia... - Latvia... - Lithuania
Russia, not quite the former _______,…
USSR
Russia is still the biggest _________…
Country
Russia
Russia
where most people live
Siberia
Ural Mountains
the largest country in the world; original republic of the USSR
the European part 1/4
the Russian land in Asia
divides the European part of Russia from the Asian part
Russia
the largest country in the world; original republic of the USSR
where most people live
the European part 1/4
9 terms
Russia
Size
Where do most people live?
What is the climate like?
What are some natural resources?
largest country in the world
Western Russia on the European Plain
Cold (near the Arctic Ocean)
Mineral Resources like coal, oil and natural gas
Size
largest country in the world
Where do most people live?
Western Russia on the European Plain
200 terms
Russia
democratic centralism
glasnost
near abroad
nomenklatura
The Leninist organizational structure that concentrates power…
Under Gorbachev, Soviet policies that opened up the political…
Russian term to describe the other fourteen republics of the…
he Soviet system of lists that facilitated the CPSU's appoint…
democratic centralism
The Leninist organizational structure that concentrates power…
glasnost
Under Gorbachev, Soviet policies that opened up the political…
26 terms
Russia
BRICs
Centrality
Climate
Command Economy
acronym for the four biggest emerging national markets in the…
the strength of an urban center in its capacity to attract pr…
the long term conditions of aggregate weather over a region,…
the tightly controlled economic system of the former Soviet U…
BRICs
acronym for the four biggest emerging national markets in the…
Centrality
the strength of an urban center in its capacity to attract pr…
58 terms
Russia
Pogroms
Czar
Duma
Moscow
Massacres of a local minorities especially Jews
Title from the Latin word "caesar"
What is the Russian legislative house elected by the total po…
The largest city in all of Europe. ... Know its location
Pogroms
Massacres of a local minorities especially Jews
Czar
Title from the Latin word "caesar"
russia
Factors dividing russia and western eu…
Peter the great maintain absolute power
Peter the great westernized russia
Both w common
Russia was landlocked... different alphabet ... looked like mongols…
force nobles to live in St.Petersburg ... Army was only loyal to…
St.Petersburg... Lived with the locals ... Forced nobles to cut hai…
tried to create unity
Factors dividing russia and western eu…
Russia was landlocked... different alphabet ... looked like mongols…
Peter the great maintain absolute power
force nobles to live in St.Petersburg ... Army was only loyal to…
60 terms
Russia
Baltic Republics
Tartars
Genghis Khan
Ivan the Great
Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia were Soviet republics, they wer…
An army of fearsome fighters that grew up knowing only war an…
Founder of the Mongol empire.
Grand duke of Muscovy whose victories against the Tartars lai…
Baltic Republics
Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia were Soviet republics, they wer…
Tartars
An army of fearsome fighters that grew up knowing only war an…
17 terms
Russia
Tundra
Taiga
Steppes
Atheistic
A vast treeless area between the tree line and the artic icecap
Coniferous forest
Vast treeless grass-covered plains
Believes God doesn't exist
Tundra
A vast treeless area between the tree line and the artic icecap
Taiga
Coniferous forest
14 terms
Russia
The soviet governemnt disapproved of r…
Russia is made up of more than 70 ____…
Only______of the population lives in t…
Most Russians who claim a religious af…
Atheism
Distinct ethnic groups
15 percent
Orthodox
The soviet governemnt disapproved of r…
Atheism
Russia is made up of more than 70 ____…
Distinct ethnic groups
6 terms
Russia
Struggle between communism and capital…
Impoverised workers
Philosophy based on Karl Marx's ideas
Change intended as improvement
Cold War
Serfs
Communism
Reform
Struggle between communism and capital…
Cold War
Impoverised workers
Serfs
7 terms
Russia
Change to private ownership
Privately owned businesses respond to…
Chemical used to kill insects
Trade in which illegal goods are bough…
Privatization
Market economy
Pesticides
Black market
Change to private ownership
Privatization
Privately owned businesses respond to…
Market economy
14 terms
Russia
In the AD 600s, Slavs settled near____…
Kievan Rus was a loose union of ______…
Ivan the great, King of the Muscovites…
Ivan the terrible expanded Russian ter…
Waterways
City-states
Kremlin
Czar
In the AD 600s, Slavs settled near____…
Waterways
Kievan Rus was a loose union of ______…
City-states
12 terms
Russia
Among the many economic challenges rus…
Soviet planners emphasized machinery p…
The Soviet Union did not develop new__…
Major economic and social reforms were…
Jobs
Industries
High-technology
Gorbachev
Among the many economic challenges rus…
Jobs
Soviet planners emphasized machinery p…
Industries
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