Flashcards in Russia, Eurasia Deck (40)
What leader was known for killing his enemy's, or making them disappear?
What man was the third president in Russia?
If Karl Max met Joseph Stalin, what reaction about communism would they both have???
Karl Max: every one should be equal; farmers and workers should run the country by sharing all their money
Joseph Stalin: communism is about a leader taking over the country and exercising total and complete control of people
The leader in USSR allowed the Berlin Wall to come down, resulting in the eventual brake up in the USSR
This leader overcame the Czar with the Bolshevic party to form the first communist USSR
The person was responsible for the first ideas that eventually became communism and wrote "The Communist Manifesto"
The US president was in office during the 'Bay of Pigs' Crisis
The landform and continent where Moscow is located
Europe and North European Plain
This Desert covers 70 percent of the land in Turkmestan
The largest inland body in the world
The Caspian Sea
The mountain range near Armenia and Azerbaijan
A nearly treeless, grassy plain, with very little rain fall
A vital transportation route (river) in Western Russia
A lake located in southeastern Russia, the largest and deepest freshwater body in the world
The landform that separates Europe from Asia
The town in Kazakhstan where the Aral Sea is reappearing
Uzbekistan's Shrinking sea due to cotton production
Huge, subarctic evergreen forest within Siberia that provides a vast supply of lumber
The vast, rolling treeless plains north of the Arctic circle
Communism began an attempt to eliminate this
Social classes And rich versus poor
This country held weapons for the USSR, resulting in a 14 day period of great tension
During Czarist Russia, these people were bought and sold to the land
This book was called the "Bible of the Working Class"
During the cold war these were stockpiled by the Russians
Russian troops invaded this territory in 1994, After they attempted to declare independence. Since then they have become a rebellious ethnic group.
This was built in the early 20th century and connected to the far eastern part of Russia and Moscow
Manufacturing product such as tanks, steel, and machines (Which Stalin focused on)
The green fertile place inside a desert
When power is divided between state and national government
A mixed economy or federal republic