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capital of Slovakia
Bratislava
Viking tribe from whom russia got its name
Rus
capital of Czech Republic
Prague
Russian title meaning "emperor"
Czar
capital of Poland
Warsaw
person who believes there is no God
atheist
capital of Belarus
Minsk
first czar of Russia
Ivan the Terrible
capital of Ukraine
Kiev
most powerful man in Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union
Yeltsin
capital of Russia
Moscow
one of the most brutal rulers of all time
Stalin
leader of the first Communist state in history
Lenin
founder of Communism
Marx
last czar ofRussia
Nicholas II
French emporer who occupied Moscow, and then withdrew because of bitter cold winter
Napoleon
capital of Hungary
Budapest
one of the two straits controlled by turkey that gives Russia access to the Black Sea
Bosporus, Dardanelles
capital of Romania
Bucharest
world's deepest freshwater lake
Lake Baikal
Capital of Bulgaria
Sofia
largest level region in the world
Western Siberian Plain
capital of Albania
Tirane
Europe's highest peak
Mount Elbrus
largest country in the world
Russia
Europe's longest river
Volga
Tolstoy, Dostoesvsky, and chekhove were noted for their contributions as
writers
name the mountains which divide European Russia from Asian Russia
Ural Mountains
name the traditionally nomadic people with one of their largest settlements in Romania
Gypsies
Why are Latvia Lithuania and Estonia called the Baltic States?
Because they are located on the Baltic Sea
name the first true national leader of united Russia
Ivan III
famous Russian food
Black Caviar
early Russian followers of Marx
Bolsheviks
organization founded at the end of WWII to promote world peace
United Nations
system of government that says there is no God and allows people no freedom
Communism
term meaning "openness"
Glasnost
war Russia lost against England, France, Turkey, and Sardinia
Crimean War
term meaning "restructuring" of business
Perestroika
use of deceptive means to try to convince people of something
propaganda
Stalin's reign of terror became known as this
Great Purge
Be able to identify the following places on a map.
Ukraine, Volga River, Ural Mts. Black Sea, Baltic Sea, Mt. Elburs, Poland, Prague, Bulgaris, Bucharest