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A layer of soil just below the Earth's surface that stays permanently frozen

Permafrost

2

A treeless zone dominated by small plants and animals that have adapted to polar conditions

Tundra

3

The intentional destruction of a people

Genocide

4

In the former Soviet Union, any one of various governing councils that made decisions at various levels

Soviet

5

Which is an area of a city where a minority is forced to live called?

Ghetto

6

This is the effect an investment has in multiplying related jobs throughout an economy

Multiplier effect

7

A revolution without bloodshed

Velvet Revolution

8

What type of economy is it when one central authority decides what goods will be produced?

Command economy

9

Define glasnost

Openness

10

Define perestroika

Economic restructuring

11

This is the desire of a cultural group to rule themselves as a separate nation

Nationalism

12

On this type of the farm, workers are paid by the government and they share a portion of the profits

Collective farm

13

To break up into mutually hostile political units

Balkanize

14

To formally incorporate into another country

Annex

15

To give up the crown

Abdicate

16

Where is St. basil's cathedral located? Who had it built?

Moscow
Ivan the terrible

17

In which country do they use the zloty? The ruble?

Poland
Russia

18

What are the three small countries with oil reserves

The Baltics

19

Who is "Europe's hermit" and why?

Albania
They didn't help anybody

20

Who is the "Garden of Eastern Europe"?

Bulgaria

21

What religion is Russia? What religion is predominant in the Central Asian countries?

Russian orthodox
Islam?

22

What is a czar?

A Caesar or ruler

23

What is inside the Kremlin?

Important buildings

24

Which country had a velvet Revolution?

Czech, Or Czechoslovakia

25

What is the full name of the Russia?

Russian Federation

26

What and where is Chernobyl?

In Ukraine
It is a big city that had an explosion

27

What separates Europe from Asia

Ural mountains

28

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

29

What is happening in the Baltics in regards to their birthrates and death rates?

They are small and declining

30

Who is Vladimir Putin?

The current president of Russia

31

Two important things about Lenin

Collectivized farms, leader of the Bolsheviks

32

Which countries were affected by Chernobyl?

Belarus, and Ukraine

33

Two important things about Ivan

He had St. basil's built, he was the first Czar

34

Define glasnost

Openness, People could speak freely

35

Two important things about Stalin

He starved people, and he enlarged the military

36

Define Perestroika

Economic restructuring

37

Two important things about Peter

He traveled to Western Europe, moved capital to St. Petersburg

38

From a Greek word that means "to burn something"

Holocaust

39

Define tundra

Treeless plain in Arctic areas where short grasses and mosses grow

40

Define genocide

The systematic killing of a people

41

Economy where when authority decides things

Command economy

42

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

43

Who is the current president of Russia?

Vladimir Putin

44

Who collectivized farms and was the leader of the Bolsheviks?

Lenin

45

Who had St. basil's built, and was the first czar?

Ivan

46

Who starved people and enlarged the military?

Stalin

47

Who traveled to Western Europe and moved the capital to St. Petersburg?

Peter

48

What is command economy?

An economy where when authority decides things

49

What region are Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania in?

Baltics

50

What region are Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan in?

Caucasus

51

What region are Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova in?

European border nations

52

What region are Kazakstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan in?

Central asia

53

What region are Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and Macedonia in?

Former Yugoslavia