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Russia and the republics. Espn&Mapping On page 37 of your isn , create an ESPN chart for this region. Use you atlas and textbook pages 338-390 for information. Russia and the republics. Economics. Social. Ethnic Groups Finnish, Turkish, Mongolian, Slavic, Baltic, Caucasian, etc. Religions

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Russia and the republics

Russia and the republics

Espn&Mapping

On page 37 of your isn, create an ESPN chart for this region. Use you atlas and textbook pages 338-390 for information.


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Russia and the republics

Economics

Social

Ethnic Groups

Finnish, Turkish, Mongolian, Slavic, Baltic, Caucasian, etc.

Religions

Orthodox Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism

Now have many cultural opportunities in large cities.

Customs

Though only a small percentage of people live in rural areas, many have country homes with gardens

Banya- bathhouses

  • Land Use

    • Farming, Ranching, Herding, Forestry, Urban, Nomadic Herding

  • Resources

    • Oil, Natural gas, Coal, Aluminum, Copper, Tin

  • Command Economy

    • Government control

  • Obstacles

    • Distance Decay-long distance between places make communication and transport difficult.

    • Organized Crime


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    Russia and the republics

    Political

    Natural environment

    Landforms

    Plains, Plateaus, Mountains, Rivers, Seas, lakes.

    Climate- extremes

    Humid continental&Subarctic

    Continentality, proximity to pole (latitude) and altitude

    Biomes

    Tundra, forest, steppe, desert

    Aral Sea

    Shrinking due to diversion of river for irrigation

    • Control from Vikings to Mongols

    • At one time an empire ruled by a czar.

    • Russian revolution ended czars rule in 1917.

    • Communist party creates the nation of the USSR.

    • Led to the cold war between US and USSR beginning in the 1940s until the collapse of the USSR in 1991.

    • Independent republics established.


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    Russia and the republics

    political

    physical

    Ural Mts

    Aral Sea

    Caspian Sea

    Black Sea

    Kamehaltka Peninsula

    Central Siberian Plateau

    Caucasus Mts

    West Siberian Plain

    Northern European Plain

    Artic Ocean

    Pacific Ocean

    Turkmenistan

    Uzbekistan

    Kazakhstan

    Russia

    Kyrgyzstan

    Tajikistan

    Azerbaijan

    • Estonia

    • Latvia

    • Belarus

    • Luthuania

    • Moldova

    • Georgia

    • Armenia