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Russia
Fall 2014
Overview of Russia
Population: 142.5 million
Capital: Moscow
Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth.
Maps
Regions of Russia
Seasons
Flags
Central
Federal
Southern
Federal
North Caucasus
Federal
Northwestern
Federal
Volga Federal
Far Eastern
Federal
Siberian
Federal
Ural
Federal
Crimean
Federal
Federal Assembly of Russia
Federation
Council
State Duma
Judiciary
Constitutional Courts
Arbitration Courts
Courts of General Jurisdiction
1833-1917
1918-1937
1937-1953
Soviet Union
1923-1991
Soviet Republic
Soviet Republic
1954-1991
Soviet Union
Current Flag
1991-Present
Instruments
Balalaika
Accordion(Bayan)
Language
Food
Paska Bread- Easter Bread
Rogaliki
Beef Stroganoff
White Russian Fudge
Opera
Worldwide influence
Other languages (ex. Latin, Greek, Japanese)
Influences of Russian Operas

Key Phrases:
Hello/Goodbye
How are you?
Please
Where is the US embassy?
Help!
Where is the hospital?
Can I have a vodka please?

привет/пока
preeh-vyeet/pah-
kah
как дела? Kahk de-
lah
?
Пожалуйста Pah-
gha
-lus-tah
где посольство США?
Gdyeh pa-
sol
-stvo Seh-Sheh –Ah?
Помогите! -Pah-mah-
gee
-tyeh!
Где больница? Gdye bol’–
neeh
-tsa?
Bодку, пожалуйста!

Voh-tkuh, pah-gha-luis-tah!
Communication
Plugs and Adapters
220-240 Volts AC
http://www.adaptelec.com/index.php?main_page=document_general_info&products_id=187
Phones
Land Lines
2013- 43.1 million
Cell Phones
2013- 256.1 million
CDMA vs. GSM Network
American phones can have roaming fees, up to $5 a minute!
Alternatives:
Prepaid cell phones
SIM cards
WIFI
Groupme, Kik, WhatsApp?, Skype, and Viber
Major Mobile Providers:
WIFI in Russia
Hotel WIFI-
Prepaid Card, $20 a month or $10 a week.
15 minutes free option
Public WIFI- restaurants, parks, metros and cafes all have free public WIFI.

Holidays and Celebrations
City Days
Maslenitsa
History and Major Wars
Ancient Russia
800-1200
Vikings
Collections of cities
Varangian leader Rurik took the city of Novogorod
Oleg succeeded Rurik and expanded to Kiev
Vladimir I chose Greek Orthodoxy to ally with the West
The Mongols and Moscow
1237-1613
Batu Khan and the mongols invaded and destroyed most of the major cities over three years
Moscow's importance as the spiritual center grows
Polish invade Russia
Romanov dynasty takes the throne through unanimous election
Peter the Great,Catherine the Great and Napoleon

Peter the Great
banned Muscovite dress for men
introduced military conscription
established technical schools
established himself as head of the church
simplified the alphabet
Created St. Petersburgh
Catherine the Great
continued reforms
increased Russian affairs in Europe
founded academies, journals and libraries
Napoleon
fatal invasion of Russia
500,000 men started and 10,000 survived
Russian Revolution
Russian expansion
Tsar Nicholas II
Russo-Japanese War
Bolsheviks and Mensheviks form
World War 1
Civil War
Bolsheviks v Kerensky
Bolsheviks emerged in 1920
Soviet Era
Lenin's New Economic Policy
Joseph Stalin
World War II
Non-aggression pact with Germany
June 1941 German Invasion
Death of Stalin; Nikita Khruschev
Poverty and economic turmoil
Mikhail Gorbachev becomes leader
1990 started the unravel of the Soviet Union
Commonwealth of Independent States
Cold War with the US
1947-1991
Korea
Vietnam
Space Race
Nuclear Power
Cuban Missile Crisis
Russia Now
Economy grew and poverty declined
Joined the World Trade Organization in 2012
2014- Russian-Ukraine Crisis
Political Parties
United Russia
Communist Party of the Russian Federation
Political Party LDPR
A Just Russia
Folk Music
Roots from the Slavic Tribe
Dancing and colorful clothing
Modern Folk
Bards(USSR)
Important Elements
Music
December-February- Winter


March-April- Spring



June-August- Summer


September-November- Fall

Executive
Created in 1993
166 Members
No Political Party Factions on floor
Vladimir Putin
Dmitry Medvedev
450 Deputies
January

January 1st-5th-New Years
January 7th- Christmas
February
February 23rd- Defender of the Motherland Day
March
March 8th- International Women's Day
May
May 1st- Spring and Labor Celebration
May 9th- Victory Day
June
June 12th- Russia Day
November
November 4th- Civil Unity Day
There are over 35 different official languages.
Famous People
Dedman Travel Agency Presents:







Russia
Fall 2014

Kluchevskoy- 4750m Tall
Avachinsky- 2751m Tall
Mount Elbrus- 5642m Tall



Preeh vyeht! Preeh vyeht!
Kak delah? Kak delah?
Kharasho Kharasho



Introduction




Preeh _____ ! Preeh ______!
Kak ______? Kak _______?
Kharasho Kharasho



Introduction

Oymyakon,Russia
Igor Sikorshy
Natsia Liukin
Sergey
Brin
Mila Kunis
Anna Pavlova
Viktor Yanukovch
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