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Geographically, Eastern Europe and Asia are a vast ______.
plain
In the middle of this are the __________ mountains.
Carpathian
These mountains are somethimes considered the boundary between ________and _________.
Europe and Asia
Together, these continents form the giant landmass called _______.
Eurasia
To the north of Eastern Europe is the ________ sea.
Baltic
To the south of Europe is the _________ sea.
Black
The __________ sea is the landlocked body of water into which the _________and ________ empty.
Caspian, Volga, Ural
________were perhaps the first civilized people to invade and settle much of Eastern Europe
Slavs
Other_________ who came into contact with these people also played a key role in the region.
invaders
From the north(Scandinavia)came the _________.
Vikings
The word "Russia" probably derived from the ________ dynasty, who ruled over the Slavic tribes surrounding the Dnieper River.
Rus
The first Russia was called _________ Russia.
Kievan
What was the most important city?
Kiev
What led to its immense prosperity?
located on trade route
Each city in Russia was ruled by a ________.
prince