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1 JEOPARDY Russia #3

2 COMMUNISM TERMS IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT WHO OR WHAT IN THE WORLD? ROOTIN’- TOOTIN’- PUTIN POT LUCK

3 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!

4 COMMUNISM What is GENDER?

5 COMMUNISM type of economic system Marx envisioned for communist countries

6 COMMUNISM What is socialism?

7 COMMUNISM In communist countries, the state draws its legitimacy from this entity.

8 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!)

9 COMMUNISM In industrialized states like Britain and Germany

10 COMMUNISM WHERE DID MARX ENVISIONCOMMUNISM DEVELOPING FIRST?

11 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.

12 COMMUNISM What is TOTALITARIAN?

13 TERMS Russian nobles

14 TERMS What are BOYARS?

15 TERMS The chain of forced labor camps to which the KULAKS (land- owning peasants who resisted Stalin’s collectivization) and political prisoners were shipped

16 TERMS What is THE GULAG ?

17 TERMS term which indicates no separation of church and state; a system in which the ruler is also head of the church

18 TERMS What is “caesaropapism”?

19 TERMS regional assemblies set up by Czar Alexander II

20 TERMS What are zemstvas?

21 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

22 TERMS What are 1.“peaceful coexistance”“peaceful coexistance” & 2. detante?

23 IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT RED v. WHITE

24 IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT What is the RUSSIAN CIVIL WAR?

25 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.

26 IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT What is the DECEMBRIST REVOLT ?

27 IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT Russia’s mid-19th century defeat in this war demonstrated Russia’s backwardness and prompted interest in reform

28 IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT What is the Crimean War?

29 IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT Russia’s ineffectiveness in fighting the Russo-Japanese War and WWI

30 IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT What is the immediate causes of the 1905 Revolution and the Revolution of 1917?

31 IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT International crisis which led to Khrushchev’s demise

32 IT’S REVOLTING OR BELLIGERENT What is the Cuban Missile Crisis?

33 Who or What in the World OPPRICHNIKI, NKVD, KGB, FSB

34 Who or What in the World What are secret police / intelligence agencies?

35 WHO OR WHAT IN THE WORLD? Soviet Russia’s “Man of Steel”

36 Who or What in the World Who is Stalin (Joseph Dugashvili)?

37 Who or What in the World World-renown chess champion and would-be opposition presidential candidate

38 Who or What in the World Who is Gary Kasparov?

39 Who or What in the World exiled former FSB agent who was poisoned with polonium after publicly criticizing Putin

40 Who or What in the World Who is ALEXANDER LITVINENKO ?

41 Who or What in the World He said Russia was “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.”

42 Who or What in the World Who is Winston Churchill?

43 ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! Putin worked on the East German desk of the one in Soviet times and headed the other under Yeltsin

44 ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! What are the KGB and FSB?

45 ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! PRIMAKOV and STEPASHIN

46 ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! Who are Putin’s immediate predecessors as Prime Minister ?

47 ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! ANATOLY SOBCHAK

48 ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! Who is one of Putin’s law professor’s who became mayor of Leningrad and made him deputy mayor ?

49 ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! %

50 ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! What was the economic growth rate in 2004 when Putin was re-elected ?

51 ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! Change which emasculated the Federation Council as a check on presidential authority

52 ROOTIN’ –TOOTIN’ PUTIN! What is APPOINTMENT OF REGIONAL GOVERNORS BY THE PRESIDENT ?

53 POT LUCK TWO BIG WESTERN WORLD- CHANGING “R’s” MISSED BY RUSSIA

54 POT LUCK What are the Renaissance and the Reformation ?

55 POT LUCK RTR, ORT, and NTV

56 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) ?

57 POT LUCK According to Transparency International, the two biggest drains on the Russian economy

58 POT LUCK What are CORRUPTION and EXTORTION?

59 POT LUCK What the nomination of SERGEI KIRIYENKO demonstrates about presidential power in Russia

60 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!)

61 POT LUCK

62 POT LUCK What are the number of regional subdivisions of Russia ?


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