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St. Basils Cathedral (Russian Orthodox Church) Moscow, Russia
What is the main religion in Russia? RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IT IS CHRISTIAN Christianity: JESUS CHRIST IS THE SON OF GOD.
RED SQUARE-MOSCOW, RUSSIA Public Space, Parades, Markets
RED SQUARE-MOSCOW, RUSSIA A Military Parade
KREMLIN-MOSCOW, RUSSIA (Government Building)
Mosques and Minarets
Soviet Style Block Apartments
MATRYOSHKA DOLLS Nesting Dolls
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What climate region has permafrost? (It is mostly in extreme northern Russia.) Tundra
What subarctic climate region has huge coniferous trees? (In Siberia) CONE BEARING…Coniferous Taiga
What climate region is semi-arid? (Dry grasslands) Mostly in Central Asia Steppe
Russia sits on two continents. Which are they? EUROPE ASIA
What mountains divide Russia? Ural Mountains
What is the name for the rich black soil west of the Ural Mountains? chernozem
The region west of the Urals is good for farming. It is known as The BLACK EARTH BELT where the FERTILE TRIANGLE is.
The land east of the Ural Mountains, known as the sleeping land is West East ->SIBERIA
What mountains are between the Black Sea and Caspian Sea? Caucasus Mountains Near Sochi, site of the Winter Olympics!
What ocean lies to the north of Russia? Arctic Ocean
What river flows north to the Arctic Ocean? Ob River
What ocean is on Russias east coast? Pacific Ocean
What is the body of water between Asia and North America? Bering Strait
What river in western Russia drains the Northern European Plain? It flows into the Caspian Sea. VOLGA RIVER
What river forms the border between Russia and China? Amur River
What is the largest inland sea in the world? Caspian Sea
What is the deepest and oldest lake in the world? It looks like a finger! Lake Baikal
What sea is drying up and why? Aral Sea
Before the Russian Revolution in 1917, Russia was ruled by ? CZARS
What kind of government ruled Russia in most of the 20 th Century? COMMUNIST
Soviet Russia (Communist) had what kind of economy? Government controlled everything. COMMAND ECONOMY
The Soviet Union fell apart in What kind of economy is there now? Free Market (More private ownership for investors gains)
Name the railroad that connected Russia! Trans-Siberian Railroad
What city did Peter the Great build? Why? St. Petersburg
What is the capital of Russia? Moscow
What is the industrial center of Russia? Moscow!
Where is the starting point for the Trans-Siberian Railroad? Moscow!
What city is the mid-point on the Trans-Siberian Railroad? Novosibirsk (Third largest city in Russia) (On the Ob River)
What city is the ending point for the Trans-Siberian Railroad? Vladivostok (On Russias east coast…the Pacific Ocean)
Russia is rich in natural resources like coal, iron ore and natural gas. Why has it NOT been developed? HARSH COLD CLIMATE!
Russia has pollution problems. Name one famous example! It was a nuclear disaster!!! Chernobyl
What city in Uzbekistan was centered on the Silk Road? SAMARKAND
Russia has many ethnic groups. Examples? Slavic Turkic Peoples Mongol
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