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Russia A-Z

For each letter A-Z, guess the answer that pertains to the country of Russia.
Last updated: October 21, 2015
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Clue
Answer
A
National airline of Russia
Aeroflot
B
Activity to watch at the Bolshoi theatre
Ballet
C
Peninsula taken from Ukraine in 2014
Crimea
D
Term for a Russian summer home
Dacha
E
Russia is a riddle, wrapped in a
mystery, inside an ______
Enigma
F
Full name of the country:
Russian __________
Federation
G
Last leader of the Soviet Union
Gorbachev
H
Sickle's counterpart on the Soviet flag
Hammer
I
Stereotypical first name for
a Russian man
Ivan
J
Vladimir Putin's favorite sport
Judo
K
Official residence of the President
Kremlin
L
St. Petersburg, formerly
Leningrad
M
Capital city
Moscow
N
Krushchev's first name
Nikita
 
Clue
Answer
O
Main Christian denomination:
Russian ________
Orthodox
P
Official Soviet newspaper
Pravda
Q
 
 
R
Currency of Russia
Ruble
S
First satellite to orbit the Earth
Sputnik
T
Old title for the Russian ruler
Tsar
U
Mountain range between
Europe and Asia
Urals
V
Europe's longest river
Volga
W
Pact between the Soviet Union
and its allies
Warsaw
X
 
 
Y
Black Sea resort city and WWII
conference site
Yalta
Z
Boris Pasternak novel:
Doctor _______
Zhivago
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level 71
Oct 21, 2015
Please also accept rouble, which is how it is generally spelt outside the US. Aeroflot is now Russia's airline!
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level ∞
Oct 21, 2015
Rouble will work now. And I changed the Aeroflot clue, because I suppose you are correct. Although Aeroflot is no longer state-owned, it is still the de-facto national airline.
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level 61
Dec 2, 2015
I consider the stereotypical name for a Russian man to be Vladimir. After all it is subjective. Also, I'm sure you could find something for Q, even if it's not great.
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level 32
Mar 21, 2017
russian language doesn't have a q letter or sound
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level 66
Dec 8, 2015
Nikita Kruschev wasn't Russian, he was Ukranian.
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level 67
Dec 13, 2015
The question does not say Kruschev was Russian. But he did have a little job in Russia did he not? He is a part of Russian history.
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level 73
Dec 31, 2015
You know, the Russian dictator by excellence also "wasn't Russian". Stalin was Georgian.
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level 73
Jan 16, 2019
I think Khrushchev actually has 3 h's as well
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level 67
Dec 13, 2015
I remember seeing Sputnik pass over the north of England in 1957. It does not seem so long ago.
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level 35
Jan 8, 2016
For J i tried putting "jogging" :)
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level 59
Jan 26, 2016
Yeah, I tried that and "jousting" at first haha.
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level 66
Jan 26, 2016
I tried jousting as well :-) I guess he just lacks opponents to really do it a lot.
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level 72
Dec 27, 2016
Another one for jousting. I figured he like running people through with lances.
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level 75
Mar 14, 2016
In keeping with his image, I tried javelin catching!
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level 79
Jan 26, 2016
Invading neighboring countries doesn't start with "J."
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level 57
Jan 26, 2016
In Latin Jehovah starts with an I, and in Russian, Invading starts with a J
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level 58
Jan 26, 2016
I love political correctness
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level 59
Jan 26, 2016
I think on a quiz about Russia, "rubl", "Kreml" and "Moskva" among others should be accepted. Nonetheless, I thank you for making this quiz in the first place!
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level 29
Jan 26, 2016
I didn't get his favorite sport... Enjoy your life.
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level 41
Jan 27, 2016
Could you accept Petrograd in addition to Leningrad?
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level 72
Jan 28, 2016
yeah, and Caucasus as well as Urals ;-)
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level 55
Feb 3, 2016
Petrograd doesn't start with L, and Caucasus doesn't start with U
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level 43
Feb 26, 2016
you could use this: http://www.fallingrain.com/world/RS/a/Q/
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level 43
Feb 26, 2016
for q
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level 70
Mar 2, 2017
Guessed daka. Rats! This blind squirrel nearly found the nut.
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level 47
Mar 27, 2017
100% with 3:08 remaining
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level 66
Apr 7, 2017
But Russia liberated Crimea, they didn't "take" it
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level 70
Oct 25, 2017
Please let me know where you park your car tonight, leave the keys in the ignition, and I'll be happy to "liberate" it for you too.
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level 38
Mar 27, 2018
LOVE your come back! - Describes what Russia did to Crimea to a "T".
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level 43
Aug 11, 2017
You can use Xenia for X - it's a pretty common Russian name.