100 Questions about Russia

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Last updated: September 15, 2018
First submittedJune 24, 2017
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RUSSIA
Russia, officially
Russian Federation
The country's name in Russian
Rossiya / Россия
Capital
Moscow
2nd-biggest city
St. Petersburg
Its former name
Leningrad
Current president
Vladimir Putin
^ was member of this security agency
KGB
Martial art practiced by him
Judo
Residence of the President
Kremlin
Holiday celebrated on 9 May
Victory Day
Colors on their flag
White
Blue
Red
Longest river in Europe
Volga
^ flows into this Sea
Caspian Sea
Very popular alcoholic drink
Vodka
Form of christianity popular in Eastern Europe
Orthodoxy
Vast Eastern region, sparsely populated
Siberia
Socialist state, predecessor of Russia
Soviet Union
Its abbreviation
U.S.S.R.
Its first leader
Vladimir Lenin
Its ideology
Communism
Its leader 1922-1953
Joseph Stalin
Longest railway line in the world
Trans-Siberian Railway
Title used for leaders, derived from Caesar
Tsar
The two 'great' leaders
Catherine the Great
Peter the Great
Last emperor of Russia
Nicholas II.
Peninsula annexed in 2014
Crimea
This peninsula was part of this country before 2014
Ukraine
2014 Winter Olympics location
Sochi
^ is on which Sea?
Black Sea
Russia's largest island
Sakhalin
Famous firearm also known as 'AK-47'
Kalashnikov
Typical Russian stringed musical instrument
Balalaika
Set of wooden dolls that can be placed inside another
Matryoshka
Other word for ^, meaning "grandmother"
Babushka
President 2008-2012
Dmitry Medvedev
Upper house of the Federal Assembly
Federation Council
Lower house of the Federal Assembly
State Duma
Biggest port on the Pacific
Vladivostok
First human in space
Yuri Gagarin
First satellite in space
Sputnik 1
First animal to orbit the Earth
Laika
Space station that operated 1986-2001
MIR
Brand of cars, popular in Eastern Europe
Lada
Peninsula in the Far East
Kamchatka
Biggest city on the above
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Labor camp system
Gulag
Largest city north of the Arctic Circle
Murmansk
Revolution in Russia in 1917
October Revolution
This revolution was led by the ....
Bolsheviks
City in Western Russia or 2000 submarine disaster
Kursk
Industrial city in the very north closed to all non-Russians (except for Belarusians)
Norilsk
Mountainous borders between Europe and Asia
Caucasus
Ural
Highest mountain of Russia
Elbrus
Name the three longest rivers of Russia
Lena
Yenisey
Ob
The two biggest Russian lakes
Lake Baikal
Lake Ladoga
World-famous church in the capital
Saint Basil's Cathedral
This separates ^ from the President's residence
Red Square
He was the leader during the Cuban Missile Crisis
Nikita Khrushchev
Mr. .... , tear down this wall!
Mikhail Gorbachev
Words often used by ^, publicity and reformation
glasnost
perestroika
Year of Russia's last independence
1991
First president
Boris Yeltsin
Video game with the goal to drop blocks down to make lines
Tetris
Type of administrative division in Russia
Oblast
One of the best hockey leagues in the world
KHL
Famous Russian ice hockey player, currently playing in the U.S. for the Washington Capitals
Alexander Ovechkin
Best-paid female athlete
Maria Sharapova
Writing system used in Russia
Cyrillic
Form of power where a few people have much power
Oligarchy
Archipelago where the Tsar Bomba was tested
Novaya Zemlya
Peninsula which forms the northernmost part of Eurasia
Taymyr
Peninsula which forms the easternmost part of Asia
Chukchi
Archipelago claimed by Japan und Russia
Kuril Islands
Loose federation of tribes, 882-1240
Kievan Rus
The 'terrible' leader
Ivan the Terrible
City formerly known as Gorky
Nizhny Novgorod
Bronze monument which shows 1,000 years of Russian history
Millennium of Russia
The last island where mammoths lived
Wrangel
Christmas ballet by Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker
Former name of Volgograd
Stalingrad
Term used in Russia for the period from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945
Great Patriotic War
Caucasian region which has tried to leave Russia
Chechnya
Town with temperature extremes, 35°C in summer, -65°C in winter
Oymyakon
Peasant and faith healer
Grigori Rasputin
Writer regarded as one of the greatest authors, War and Peace
Leo Tolstoy
Jeweled egg
Fabergé
Large company focused on production, transport and sale of oil and gas
Gazprom
Museum of art und culture, Winter Palace building
Hermitage
Popular sour soup
Borscht
Russian novelist, Crime and Punishment, The Idiot
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Ring of cities around Moscow
Golden Ring
What Russia held in 2018
FIFA World Cup
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