IDEOLOGY MATTERS It’s the ECONOMY, STUPID! CURIOUS or SPURIOUS WHO’S WHO ELECTIONSPARTY TIME 100 200 300 400 500
IDEOLOGY MATTERS - 100 Term Lenin used to describe the group of revolutionary leaders who could provoke a communist revolution
IDEOLOGY MATTERS - 100 What is “vanguard” of the revolution?
IDEOLOGY MATTERS - 200 The two-prongs of Stalin’s domestic policy for the USSR
IDEOLOGY MATTERS - 200 What are 1.Collectivization &Collectivization & 2.industrialization?industrialization?
IDEOLOGY MATTERS - 300 They vied for control of the CPSU after Lenin’s death: 1.one backed the COMINTERN andone backed the COMINTERN and 2.the other backed “SOCIALISM IN ONE COUNTRY”the other backed “SOCIALISM IN ONE COUNTRY”
IDEOLOGY MATTERS - 300 Who are Trotsky and Stalin?
IDEOLOGY MATTERS - 400 1.Premier and party secretary &Premier and party secretary & 2.policy he announced in the famous 1956 SECRET SPEECHpolicy he announced in the famous 1956 SECRET SPEECH
IDEOLOGY MATTERS - 400 What are a.Khrushchev &Khrushchev & b.De-Stalinization?De-Stalinization?
IDEOLOGY MATTERS - 500 most important ideological concept in USSR during Leninist period; rule of the few for the good of the many
IDEOLOGY MATTERS - 500 What is DEMOCRATIC CENTRALISM ?
It’s the ECONOMY, STUPID! - 100 the current condition of the Russian economy
It’s the ECONOMY, STUPID! - 100 What is in recovery or – better yet -- booming, largely due to rising oil prices?
It’s the ECONOMY, STUPID! - 200 1. Rampant inflation, 2. drastically reduced output, 3. near collapse …Describes the condition of…
It’s the ECONOMY, STUPID! - 200 What was the condition of the Russian economy in 1991 (at the fall of the Soviet Union)?
It’s the ECONOMY, STUPID! - 300 It’s blamed by many Russians for the crash of 1998 and the miserable economic which accompanied it. But it’s not the real cause of the crash. It was the only aspect of reform that was TRANSPARENT.
It’s the ECONOMY, STUPID! - 300 What is privatization?
It’s the ECONOMY, STUPID! - 400 The crooked program through which Soviet bankers financed their control of large state-owned industries in privatization
It’s the ECONOMY, STUPID! - 400 What is the “loans for shares” program?
It’s the ECONOMY, STUPID! - 500 When full socialism proved a financial disaster, Lenin retrenched to these and instituted his NEP
It’s the ECONOMY, STUPID! - 500 What are the “commanding heights”?
CURIOUS or SPURIOUS - 100 Russians are more likely to follow charismatic politicians than Westerners are.
Who’s Who - 200 Who is the Russian journalist & outspoken critic of Putin and his Chechen policy who was shot in the lobby of her apartment building in Moscow?
Who’s Who - 300 34-yr. old economic reformer appointed acting Prime Minister by Yeltsin in June1992, he attempted a radical restructuring of the economy, but met with fierce resistance from the Duma’s anti-reform majority and was replaced by Victor Chernomyrdin in December.
PARTY TIME - 100 What are 1.the Communist Party of the Soviet Union &the Communist Party of the Soviet Union & 2.The Communist Party of the Russian FederationThe Communist Party of the Russian Federation