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What leader was known for killing his enemy's, or making them disappear?

Joseph Stalin

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What man was the third president in Russia?

Dmitry Medvedev

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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

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The leader in USSR allowed the Berlin Wall to come down, resulting in the eventual brake up in the USSR

Mikhail Gorbachev

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This leader overcame the Czar with the Bolshevic party to form the first communist USSR

Vladimir Lenin

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The person was responsible for the first ideas that eventually became communism and wrote "The Communist Manifesto"

Karl Marx

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The US president was in office during the 'Bay of Pigs' Crisis

Kennedy

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The landform and continent where Moscow is located

Europe and North European Plain

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This Desert covers 70 percent of the land in Turkmestan

Kara Kim

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The largest inland body in the world

The Caspian Sea

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The mountain range near Armenia and Azerbaijan

Caucasus Mountins

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A nearly treeless, grassy plain, with very little rain fall

Steppe

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A vital transportation route (river) in Western Russia

Volga River

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A lake located in southeastern Russia, the largest and deepest freshwater body in the world

Lake Baikal

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The landform that separates Europe from Asia

Ural Mountains

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The town in Kazakhstan where the Aral Sea is reappearing

Uzbekistan

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Uzbekistan's Shrinking sea due to cotton production

Aral Sea

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Huge, subarctic evergreen forest within Siberia that provides a vast supply of lumber

Taiga

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The vast, rolling treeless plains north of the Arctic circle

Tundra

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Communism began an attempt to eliminate this

Social classes And rich versus poor

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This country held weapons for the USSR, resulting in a 14 day period of great tension

Cuba

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During Czarist Russia, these people were bought and sold to the land

Serfs

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This book was called the "Bible of the Working Class"

Communist Manifesto

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During the cold war these were stockpiled by the Russians

Nuclear weapons

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Russian troops invaded this territory in 1994, After they attempted to declare independence. Since then they have become a rebellious ethnic group.

Chechnya

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This was built in the early 20th century and connected to the far eastern part of Russia and Moscow

Trans-Siberian Railroad

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Manufacturing product such as tanks, steel, and machines (Which Stalin focused on)

Heavy industry

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The green fertile place inside a desert

Oasis

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When power is divided between state and national government

A mixed economy or federal republic

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A policy Mikhail Gorbachev put in place,allowing people to speak freely.

Glasnost