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Transcript of Russia
Overview of Russia
Population: 142.5 million
Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth.
Regions of Russia
Federal Assembly of Russia
Courts of General Jurisdiction
Paska Bread- Easter Bread
White Russian Fudge
Other languages (ex. Latin, Greek, Japanese)
Influences of Russian Operas
How are you?
Where is the US embassy?
Where is the hospital?
Can I have a vodka please?
как дела? Kahk de-
где посольство США?
-stvo Seh-Sheh –Ah?
Где больница? Gdye bol’–
Plugs and Adapters
220-240 Volts AC
2013- 43.1 million
2013- 256.1 million
CDMA vs. GSM Network
American phones can have roaming fees, up to $5 a minute!
Prepaid cell phones
Groupme, Kik, WhatsApp?, Skype, and Viber
Major Mobile Providers:
WIFI in Russia
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
History and Major Wars
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
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
increased Russian affairs in Europe
founded academies, journals and libraries
fatal invasion of Russia
500,000 men started and 10,000 survived
Tsar Nicholas II
Bolsheviks and Mensheviks form
World War 1
Bolsheviks v Kerensky
Bolsheviks emerged in 1920
Lenin's New Economic Policy
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
Cuban Missile Crisis
Economy grew and poverty declined
Joined the World Trade Organization in 2012
2014- Russian-Ukraine Crisis
Communist Party of the Russian Federation
Political Party LDPR
A Just Russia
Roots from the Slavic Tribe
Dancing and colorful clothing
Created in 1993
No Political Party Factions on floor
January 1st-5th-New Years
January 7th- Christmas
February 23rd- Defender of the Motherland Day
March 8th- International Women's Day
May 1st- Spring and Labor Celebration
May 9th- Victory Day
June 12th- Russia Day
November 4th- Civil Unity Day
There are over 35 different official languages.
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Kak delah? Kak delah?
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Kak ______? Kak _______?