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21 Cards in this Set

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How many different ethnic groups are in Russia?
What is an ethnic group?
An ethnic group shares a common ancestry, language, religion, customs, or a combination of these things
Over the years, Russia grew from a territory to what?
Over the years Russia grew from a territory to a multi-ethnic empire that stretched from Europe to the Pacific Ocean.
What happened during the process?
During that process, many non-Russian ethnic groups came under its control.
When was the Soviet Era?
The Soviet era was a period between 1922 and 1991 when Russia was part of the USSR
What did the regional political boundaries during the Soviet Era represent?
The regional political boundaries during the Soviet Era reflected the areas of major ethnic groups or nationalities
When did the USSR become independent countries
after 1991
How many ethnic groups have their own republic within Russia?
How much of the population is ethnic Russian?
What larger group are ethnic Russians part of?
The Slav group
What is the Slav group?
a linguistic and ethnic group of Indo-European peoples that also includes Poles, Serbs, Ukranians, and other Eastern European cultures
What ethnic group dominated Russia's politics and culture?
Russian Slavs
Who lives in the Caucasus Mountains?
What are some groups of Caucasians?
Chechens, Dagestanis, and Ingushetians
Where do Turkic speaking people live?
Caucasus and middle Volga areas
What groups of Turkic peoples live in Russia?
Tatars (in Tatarstan), Chuvash, Bashkirs, and the Sakhas
How long has Russia ruled Tatarstan?
Since the mid 1550s
What is sovereignty?
the self rule of a republic
What are the Sakha?
a combination of local groups and Turkic peoples
Where have the semi-nomadic Sakha in southern Siberia expanded to?
Northeastern Russia
What percent of Russia's population lives in western Russia?