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Name of road that linked China and Europe
Silk Road
Name of Russian stories passed down orally from generation to generation
Skazki
Name of the world's largest forest (it is found in Russia)
taiga
What is the head of the Russian Orthodox Church called?
patriarch
The dviding line between Europe and Asia is formed by what?
Ural Mountains
One of the world's largest producers of cotton
Uzbekistan
Day that Russians honor Russian workers
May Day
Name the three republics of the Caucasus
Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan
Only Russian port that remmains free of ice year round
Kaliningrad
Name of Tolstoy's navel that celebrated the Russian victory over Napoleon Bonaparte
War and Peace
What is most of Kyrgyzstan made up of?
mountains
Compared to its Asian part, is Russia's European part warmer or colder?
warmer
Region that holds the largest supply of mineral in Russia
Siberia
Russian city called the Venice of the North
St. Petersburg
Name two mountain ranges that rise up in western Russia
Ural Mountains, Caucasus Mountains
Russian composer who wrote the Nutcracker Suite
Pete Tchaikovsky
World's deepest freshwater lake
Lake Baikal
One of the world's largest reserves of natureal gas liess in this country
Turkmenistan
For two months out of the year in northern Siberiak the sun stays visible/not visible most of the night.
visible
Most of what country Turkmenistan is made up by what desert?
Garagum desert