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JEOPARDY Russia #3
COMMUNISM TERMS IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT WHO OR WHAT IN THE WORLD? ROOTIN’- TOOTIN’- PUTIN POT LUCK
COMMUNISM Communism envisions political and social equality without respect to this, but just ask any x chromosome type in Russia – It’s the dream, not the reality!
COMMUNISM What is GENDER?
COMMUNISM type of economic system Marx envisioned for communist countries
COMMUNISM What is socialism?
COMMUNISM In communist countries, the state draws its legitimacy from this entity.
COMMUNISM What is the Communist Party? (IDEOLOGY =, basis for legitimacy under Communism; thus, when ideology dies in China, the Chinese Communist Party has to scramble to find a basis for legitimacy. They settle on a social contract to deliver the economic goods!)
COMMUNISM In industrialized states like Britain and Germany
COMMUNISM WHERE DID MARX ENVISIONCOMMUNISM DEVELOPING FIRST?
COMMUNISM Stalin changed the Soviet regime to this form of government, which is invasive and pervasive in every aspect of people’s lives. The term is associated with the 20 th Century. Currently “authoritarian” is preferred.
COMMUNISM What is TOTALITARIAN?
TERMS Russian nobles
TERMS What are BOYARS?
TERMS The chain of forced labor camps to which the KULAKS (land- owning peasants who resisted Stalin’s collectivization) and political prisoners were shipped
TERMS What is THE GULAG ?
TERMS term which indicates no separation of church and state; a system in which the ruler is also head of the church
TERMS What is “caesaropapism”?
TERMS regional assemblies set up by Czar Alexander II
TERMS What are zemstvas?
TERMS Khrushchev’s policy of “thawing” out the Cold WarKhrushchev’s policy of “thawing” out the Cold War & 2. Nixon’s policy of relaxing tensions with the USSR
TERMS What are 1.“peaceful coexistance”“peaceful coexistance” & 2. detante?
IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT RED v. WHITE
IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT What is the RUSSIAN CIVIL WAR?
IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT Inspired by the French Revolution, the first organized challenge to czarist authority by Russian nobles was ruthlessly crushed by Nicholas I in1825.
IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT What is the DECEMBRIST REVOLT ?
IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT Russia’s mid-19th century defeat in this war demonstrated Russia’s backwardness and prompted interest in reform
IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT What is the Crimean War?
IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT Russia’s ineffectiveness in fighting the Russo-Japanese War and WWI
IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT What is the immediate causes of the 1905 Revolution and the Revolution of 1917?
IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT International crisis which led to Khrushchev’s demise
IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT What is the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Who or What in the World OPPRICHNIKI, NKVD, KGB, FSB
Who or What in the World What are secret police / intelligence agencies?
WHO OR WHAT IN THE WORLD? Soviet Russia’s “Man of Steel”
Who or What in the World Who is Stalin (Joseph Dugashvili)?
Who or What in the World World-renown chess champion and would-be opposition presidential candidate
Who or What in the World Who is Gary Kasparov?
Who or What in the World exiled former FSB agent who was poisoned with polonium after publicly criticizing Putin
Who or What in the World Who is ALEXANDER LITVINENKO ?
Who or What in the World He said Russia was “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.”
Who or What in the World Who is Winston Churchill?
ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! Putin worked on the East German desk of the one in Soviet times and headed the other under Yeltsin
ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! What are the KGB and FSB?
ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! PRIMAKOV and STEPASHIN
ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! Who are Putin’s immediate predecessors as Prime Minister ?
ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! ANATOLY SOBCHAK
ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! Who is one of Putin’s law professor’s who became mayor of Leningrad and made him deputy mayor ?
ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! %
ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! What was the economic growth rate in 2004 when Putin was re-elected ?
ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! Change which emasculated the Federation Council as a check on presidential authority
ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! What is APPOINTMENT OF REGIONAL GOVERNORS BY THE PRESIDENT ?
POT LUCK TWO BIG WESTERN WORLD- CHANGING “R’s” MISSED BY RUSSIA
POT LUCK What are the Renaissance and the Reformation ?
POT LUCK RTR, ORT, and NTV
POT LUCK What are Russian television networks (RTR=state-owned; ORT – state owned 51% & others led by Berezovsky had 49%; NTV – owned by Guzinsky until he was arrested and fled the country and Gazprom took it over) ?
POT LUCK According to Transparency International, the two biggest drains on the Russian economy
POT LUCK What are CORRUPTION and EXTORTION?
POT LUCK What the nomination of SERGEI KIRIYENKO demonstrates about presidential power in Russia
POT LUCK What is the president’s power to dissolve parliament? (Kiryenko was rejected twice by the Duma and confirmed as PM only when Yelstin threatened to exercise his constitutional power -- to dissolve the parliament if it rejected PM nominee a third time!)
POT LUCK What are the number of regional subdivisions of Russia ?