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Russia and the Republics ©2012, TESCCC World Geography Unit 7, Lesson 1.

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1 Russia and the Republics ©2012, TESCCC World Geography Unit 7, Lesson 1

2 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (After World War II) ©2012, TESCCC

3 1.Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic 2.Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic 3.Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic 4.Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic 5.Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic 6.Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic 7.Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic 8.Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic 9.Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic 10.Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic 11.Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic 12.Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic 13.Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic 14.Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic 15.Estonia Soviet Socialist Republic Map of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics through 1991 ©2012, TESCCC

4 Russia (Russian Federation after 1991) (Relative Location to the rest of Asia) ©2012, TESCCC

5 Russia U.S.S.R. Russia King: Czar Nicholas II Pre-1917 Communism ( ) Capitalism/Free Enterprise (1991 to Present) He had five children (one of them was Anastasia) Czar Nicholas II led an unlimited government People began to protest against the czar The Russian Revolution (1917) replaced the czar The king and his family were held under house arrest and executed Vladimir Lenin leads efforts to establish a communist state in the early 1920s. Russia and several surrounding states unite to form the U.S.S.R. (Union of Soviet Socialist Republic) Communist leaders establish the USSR as an unlimited government After 1989, big changes came to Russia. Soviet leader Gorbachev introduced reforms promoting a freer society, less government control, and free market policies. The union dissolved in 1991 leading to 15 new nations struggling to form limited governments and more open markets. ©2012, TESCCC

6 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics through Currently: Russia (Russian Federation) ©2012, TESCCC

7 Russia and the Republics 1.Armenia 2.Azerbaijan 3.Belarus 4.Estonia 5.Georgia 6.Kazakhstan 7.Kyrgystan 8.Latvia 9.Lithuania 10.Moldova 11.Russia 12.Tajikistan 13.Turkmenistan 14.Ukraine 15.Uzbekistan ©2012, TESCCC

8 Resources Natural Resources Department of Defense (manufacture, distribution, etc.) Petroleum Deposits Oil and Gas Pipelines ©2012, TESCCC

9 CULTURE: RUSSIA AND EURASIAN REPUBLICS ©2012, TESCCC

10 Russian Culture ©2012, TESCCC

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