RUSSIA. A Jeopardy Game. By G.C., T.L., and D.L. 4/25/11 Pd. 5. Fall of Communism. Federation History. Public Policy. Leaders. Current Issues. BONUS: Freakishly Hard Military Questions. 100 Points. 100 Points. 100 Points. 100 Points. 100 Points. 1,000,000 Points!.
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A Jeopardy Game
By G.C., T.L., and D.L.
The Soviet leader that instituted reforms was...?
This was the name of an attempt to overthrow Gorbachev at the end of the Soviet Union
The August Coup
The regional organization that officially replaced the USSR was the:
The official end date of the Soviet Union was:
December 26, 1991
The August Coup was led by:
The “Gang of Eight”
(Made up of Politboro members, KGB officers, and Communist hardliners)
Russia has become the largest exporter of this resource
Russia invaded this country in 2008
Republic of Georgia
Separatists from this region have caused two major hostage crises in the last ten years, and killed upwards of 600 people
In 2010 a Russian spy ring was busted in this country
The United States
Russia will host the 2014 Olympics in this resort city
Out of 6 main national TV channels, how many does the Russian government directly operate?
Five of the six
(The last is run by the state energy company)
Under the leadership of this president, incomes doubled while the average salary increased sevenfold
The process of gradually converting free social services into pay services was known as
The Russian government has made major gains in reducing the influence of the oligarchs. What are the oligarchs?
A group of extremely wealthy businessmen with strong political influence
What forms the foundation of the Russian economy?
Russia's current president is:
Russia's current Prime Minister, and on-again off-again president is:
First President of Russian Federation
Last President of the Soviet Union
The Prime Minister under Putin was:
Russia has been in conflict with the US over missile bases in what European country?
Russia has the only remaining manned spaceflight program, based out of which former Soviet republic?
Since 1994 Russia has been involved in two wars over what breakaway region?
Russia cut off supplies of this resource to the Ukraine and parts of Europe in 2006 and again in 2008
Russia has a longstanding conflict over the Kuril Islands with this country
The Standard-Issue Rifle and Sidearm of the Russian Ground Forces are:
The AK-74M rifle and MP-443 Grach pistol
The name of Russia's only aircraft carrier is:
RFS Admiral Kuznetzov
Three tanks make up the backbone of Russia's armored forces. Name two of the three
The Russian Air Force flies a bomber that has been in service longer than any other combat aircraft in the world. Name it.
Tupolev Tu-95 “Bear”
In continuous service since 1956
The Russian Navy operates the largest submarines in the world. What are they called?
The Typhoon class submarine.
Its 574 ft long, or one and a half football fields, and carries 20 nuclear missiles. They have 10 of them.