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1

Two things the Ruskies got from the Byzantine empire

Religion
Architecture

2

The three original signers of the treaty to create the USSR;

Russians
Belorussians
Ukrainians

3

What type of government was the USSR supposed to be?

Federation

4

What dictated the boundaries of the 15 USSR states?

The ethnic groups (15 largest)

5

religions of Russia

Orthodox Christian (west)
Islam (east)

6

Which soviet state wanted to join because of the site and protection?

Armenia

7

Armenia splits this country;

Azerbaijan

8

One state east of the Ural Mountains that could join Romania;

Moldova

9

5 Russian ports

Murmansk (Barrents)
Odessa (Black)
St. Petersburg (baltic)
Vladivosk (Pacific)
Kaliningrad

10

Ruskies originated from;

Ukraine
(as Kiev-Ruskies)

11

Russification includes;

Boundaries
Religion
History
National Pride

12

They were not easily transitioning into Europe;

Ukraine
Belarus
Moldova

(Bcuz too many ties to Russia; Moldova was just poor)

13

Why did they sign the treaty?

They were Eastern Slavs

14

(Religions)
Azerbaijan is ______

Armenia is______

Islam

Christian

15

Why was Trans-Siberian Railway formed?

To connect east to west

And to set a “presence”

16

Why did Stalin want Europe after WWII?

To act as a buffer zone