Flashcards in Ee + Ne Review Deck (53):
A layer of soil just below the Earth's surface that stays permanently frozen
A treeless zone dominated by small plants and animals that have adapted to polar conditions
The intentional destruction of a people
In the former Soviet Union, any one of various governing councils that made decisions at various levels
Which is an area of a city where a minority is forced to live called?
This is the effect an investment has in multiplying related jobs throughout an economy
A revolution without bloodshed
What type of economy is it when one central authority decides what goods will be produced?
This is the desire of a cultural group to rule themselves as a separate nation
On this type of the farm, workers are paid by the government and they share a portion of the profits
To break up into mutually hostile political units
To formally incorporate into another country
To give up the crown
Where is St. basil's cathedral located? Who had it built?
Ivan the terrible
In which country do they use the zloty? The ruble?
What are the three small countries with oil reserves
Who is "Europe's hermit" and why?
They didn't help anybody
Who is the "Garden of Eastern Europe"?
What religion is Russia? What religion is predominant in the Central Asian countries?
What is a czar?
A Caesar or ruler
What is inside the Kremlin?
Which country had a velvet Revolution?
Czech, Or Czechoslovakia
What is the full name of the Russia?
What and where is Chernobyl?
It is a big city that had an explosion
What separates Europe from Asia
What are four facts about lake baikal?
It is the deepest lake in the world more than 1 mile deep, it is the oldest lake, it holds 1/5 of the freshwater on earth
What is happening in the Baltics in regards to their birthrates and death rates?
They are small and declining
Who is Vladimir Putin?
The current president of Russia
Two important things about Lenin
Collectivized farms, leader of the Bolsheviks
Which countries were affected by Chernobyl?
Belarus, and Ukraine
Two important things about Ivan
He had St. basil's built, he was the first Czar
Openness, People could speak freely
Two important things about Stalin
He starved people, and he enlarged the military
Two important things about Peter
He traveled to Western Europe, moved capital to St. Petersburg
From a Greek word that means "to burn something"
Treeless plain in Arctic areas where short grasses and mosses grow
The systematic killing of a people
Economy where when authority decides things
List the regions and countries in each
Baltics- Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
Caucasus- Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia
European border nations- Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova
Central Asia- Kazakstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan
Former Yugoslavia- Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia
Who is the current president of Russia?
Who collectivized farms and was the leader of the Bolsheviks?
Who had St. basil's built, and was the first czar?
Who starved people and enlarged the military?
Who traveled to Western Europe and moved the capital to St. Petersburg?
What is command economy?
An economy where when authority decides things
What region are Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania in?
What region are Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan in?
What region are Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova in?
European border nations
What region are Kazakstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan in?