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No Russian ruler was assassinated in 1917, Tsar Nicholas II and his family were shot and killed by Bolsheviks a year later on July 17 1918 Czar Nicholas II
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The Dardanells was a stragictic focal point of WW1 because it was the only sea access to the Black Sea, Russia's only warm water port. During winter all of Russia's other ports frezze over and the country can't receive imports by sea. As Turkey was not letting any ships through the Dardanells Russia…
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Tsar Peter changed Russia by modernizing it. He built the great city of St. Petersburg (a modern and splendid city, but one created from a wasteland at an extremely heavy human cost) and adopted many European customs. Some may say he "Europeanized" the nation, causing sweeping changes across all lev…
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If the Bolsheviks lost the revolution and Russia remained a republic then Russia would not have pulled out of the war. The Republic's ideology was socialism, communism is the radical form of socialism much like fascism is the extreme form of nationalism. If Russia became a socialist state then the R…
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Tsar Nicholas II Romanov was the Russian leader in 1914, however many socialist workers choose Vladimir Lenin as their leader
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Canada has a larger land mass than the USA. Canada also has the second biggest land mass in the world behind Russia
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Finished manufactured goods in exchange for oil or another natural resource. As an aside, Japan has higher labor costs than many of it's neighbors.from: http://www.springerlink.com/content/8587j65x522q7167/Answerthe Japanese have recovered nicely since WWII from a comparative and many times absolute…
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Altough not close to Serbia, Russia had it's own interest in Balkans. But also, they had an emotional connection with the Serbs. They where historicly Serbian allies and share Slavic roots, religion, culture....  that and its ties with Bulgaria were not very good so it had to find a new favour…
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The Serb majority are followers of the Russian Orthodox Church.
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Which Russia? The area of today's Russian Federation contained something over 90 million people. But the question more likely relates to the then Russian Empire that fought the war until 1917. Its population was just over 170m, not counting Finland which was ruled by the Tsar but generally counted …
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As in Day light hours: Depends on where you are in Russia, and what time of the year it is. St Petersburg in summer, it is 24 hours a day, for about 2-3weeks. In winter 24 hours!!
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The answer is 2 and a half miles!
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There was no president of Russia, there was a czar, Czar Nicolas II Romanov , when the country had a revolution he abdicated the throne in 1917
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Because at the top part of Russia was the Artic ocean which its conditions are very cold, harsh and rough. With out the access to the Dardanelles Russia would have to go all the way around the Artic ocean and around Russia just to export or import any goods, so the access to the Dardanelles were cru…
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It gave Russia a port that was accessible so supplies could be sent to them. As they were running low on supplies but had many men.
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The Alaska purchase from Russia by the United States occurred in 1867 at the behest of Secretary of State William Seward. The territory purchased was about 600,000 square miles (1,600,000 km�) of the modern state of Alaska.
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Russia had three forms of government during WWI. viks.
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Moscow, RussiaLatitude : 56 45 NLongitude : 37 36 Elatitude and longitude of Moscow : 55.75578,37.615149latitude : 55.75578longitude : 37.615149(Values are in decimal degrees)
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The Soviet Afghan War killed an estimated 1,000,000 civilians.
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The Bering Strait.
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Russia has some kind of parliamentary/constitutional government with supposedly free elections. It is a federation of the some of the former socialist republics with Russia.An oligarchy with the trappings of a presidential style republic.
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you didn't say which one, but the main cause was that peasants in russia were starving because their wages were decreasing. this caused bloody Sunday (where tsar nicholas II killed hundreds of demonstraters). people were angry at this, and began to go on strikes. the tsar kept capturing and executin…
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Russia entered the first world war with the largest army in the world, standing at 1,400,000 soldiers; when fully mobilized the Russian army expanded to over 5,000,000 soldiers (though at the outset of war Russia could not arm all its soldiers, having a supply of 4.6 million rifles).
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The question you pose is one of historiography and not necessarily one of history. Opinions differ widely on this subject and it is often understood that there are two main views on the question; of historical personalism (i.e. that history is forged and made by certain well positioned or particular…
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At their closest point, the US and Russia are just under 2.5 miles apart. This line is drawn between Little Diomede Island and Big Diomede Island in the Bering Sea. Point your mapping software to 65.76*N, 168.99*W.
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March 30, 1867 from Russia for $7.2 million
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As a Russian I'll tell you honestly, drinking. I'm not kidding although it is funny. People do the same thing as in America but in Russia people are wilder and party harder.
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The name is the Triple Entente. The big countries in the Allied Force were called "The Big 3". This referred to Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt. France did not have a big time leader at the time.
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A democratic and federal republic mix.
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Answer The most popular sports in Russia are ice hockey and football.
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In the United States in the 1800s, many families had five or more children, although infant mortality rates were high. It was far more common then than now for men and women to marry before age twenty.
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THE ANSWER IS THE SIBERIAN PENENSULA
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Russia has been through many manifestations, and has included many territories which are no longer part of Russia. Up to 1917 there was the Russian Empire. Then there was the Russian revolution, which resulted in the USSR. This was a federal state, Russia was the largest state in the USSR. This inc…
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Russia and Germany had the two biggest armies in World War I. Both also had the highest number of soldiers killed in action (not percentage though). Germany defeated Russia in 1918.
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The answer is Turkey. The 1936 Montreux Convention establishes it as an International Shipping Lane with Turkey retaining the right to restrict Naval Traffic to Non-Black Sea nations.
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The underway time depends on several factors : the airport of departure and the nature of the flight ( direct or onward flight ) . As a rule the residents of the Russian capital and surrounding regions prefer to go to London on a direct flight from Moscow. Certainly, it is convenient and advantag…
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Nicholas II (executed by the communists in 1918) Though it is commonly believed that Nikolas II was the last czar of Russia, that information MAY be incorrect. Nikolas II abdicated his throne in 1917. Because he was not assassinated or overthrown the throne should have gone to his son Alexei, the …
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The continents of Russia are Europe, Asia and a tiny part of North America. Russia to the West of the Ural Mts. generally belongs to Europe, and Russia to the East of the Ural Mts. generally belongs to Asia. Russia owns a small island in the Bering Strait, part of which lies in North America.
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St. Petersburg was founded with the name St. Petersburg. In 1914, when World War I broke out, the name was changed to Petrograd. In 1924, when Vladimir I. Lenin died, it was changed to Leningrad. In 1999, it was returned to its original name, St. Petersburg. LeningradPeterburg, Leningrad, Petrograd…
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World War 1 affected Russia so much because they lived in poverty for so long. They sent many soldiers into the war, so they also had to send a lot of food, which led to the poverty back home in Russia because they were sending it all away. There was nothing left to eat.
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It's name has changed. Presently named Volgograd, Which is located in South Western Russia.
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The markets run the economy.
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Russian clothing is warm clothing like hats, sweaters, jackets and jeans. the young men tend to wear jogging suits (preferably Adidas) and white trainers.
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Because they think that all the russian people are mean when most probably arent
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Answer Lapta was invented in Russia. They also invented the AK47 (COOL!!!!)
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Answer Pashkovsky Airport (Russian:Аэропорт Пашковский) (IATA:KRR, ICAO:URKK) is the main airport serving the southern Russian city of Krasnodar. It is the operating hub of Kuban Airlines, which also run the airport. It is an International airport, and is located about 15km e…
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the dollar bill in America went down Is the above name Corporation still in use ?
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it was 1918 that was the year russia left world war 1
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Russian Federation on 1 January 2009 was 141,903,979 people.
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The Russian Revolution happened because the people wanted Czar Nicholas II to stop ruling. 1. Exhaustion amid the defeats and shortages of the First World War; 2. Suspicion of the Imperial dynasty's patriotism, integrity & competence and frustration at the denial of constitutional progress…
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The capital of Russia is MOSCOW and has been so for nearly a century. From 1721-1918, St. Petersburg was the capital of Russia, but even before that, Moscow was the capital of Russia for over two centuries.
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The USA purchased Alaska in 1867 from Russia for $7.2 million . There was considerable opposition at the time although by 1913 the fur trade and gold yields were bringing in profits of $81 million.
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Traditional clothing in Brazil is a mixture of the African, English, and Portuguese culture. Contemporary Brazilians wear jeans, tee shirts and items generally made of cotton which are lightweight.
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two million
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Putin
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Since May 7, 2008 Dmitriy Medvedev has been the president of Russia.I might be wrong but I thought that the leader of Russia is thePrime Minister(Vladimir Putin) and the President of Russia(Dmitriy Medvedev) is Second in Control.
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China, Timbuktoo, India, Vietnam. This is a little yierd that China and India are the two enemies. It is just like Thailand, and little brother of the US as well as a flatterer behind China's back. The answer above me is correct. Germany and France are one of Russia's allies. Don't get me wrong. S…
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Omniglot is the best free phonology resource. See related links for the website.
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triple entente of the allied powers
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Alaska was purchased in 1867 from Russia for $7.2 million ($7,200,000.00)
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A USSR (СССР) 1933 1 Kopek (КОПЕЕК) coin, was made from an aluminum and bronze alloy.
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moscow is a sortof of place in russia tver is also another good one but the best is tver
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Yaransk located in Kirov Oblast, Russia has the postal codes 612260Ð612263, 612269. The Russian Post supplies a Postal Code search only in Russian.
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The coldest inhabited place in the world is Grise Fiord, Canada with yearly average temperature of -16.5°C. Coldest city is Yakutsk, Russia with average of 10.3°C
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Answer It was Chernobyl. For more information, look it up in Wikipedia.
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Philippines- 9: 25p.m. Russia, Moscow 5:25p.m. Philippines- 9: 25p.m. Russia, Anadyr 1: 30 a.m.Philippines- 9:25p.m. Russia, Chelyabinsk 7: 30p.m. The current time in Moscow, Russia is 4:20 am. There are 11 different times zones in Russia.
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The Bolsheviks under Vladimir Lenin won control of Russia.
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Russia's government today is a dual system.Russia's type of government is a dual system.A comunist government
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Russia is the world's largest mineral and energy supply and is known as an "energy superpower", containing 22% of the world's oil, 16% of the world's coal, and 40% of the world's natural gas. Very well known for its tree's, Russia has 1/5 of the world's timber and wood, no surprise. iron ore, nickel…
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tsar, czar, there are alternate spellings
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Prior to 1917 Russia was a monarchy (ruled by a Czar, which was a type of king or emperor), from 1917 to 1990 it was a communist state ruled by the Politburo (which was a self-perpetuating oligarchy), and from 1990 onwards it has been a democracy (although relatively corrupt, as democracies go).
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Russian rulers have had many and varied titles since Rurik established the Russian state.Grand Duke or Grand Prince were both common titles.Ivan III (the Great) was the first to use the title Tsar (Tzar, Csar or Czar), a Russification of the Roman word Caesar.By the time the Romanovs had come to pow…
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Operation Barbarossa
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because a revolution, led be V.I. Lenin, was starting. it was called the Bolshevic/Russian Revolution. russia withdrew from the war to take care of the problems within the country.
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Warsaw is west of Moscow.
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If your business is legal and you are "not sitting on the pulp" (not involved in the oil-gaz business) then your activity as a foreign entrepreneur can be very rewarding and safe in Russia.Still business in Russia has some specific characters you better know before starting it here. The first thing …
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The snow in Russia was a big factor. It was hard for Napoleon to mobilize his forces through all of the snow. His forces were also unprepared for the weather conditions. Along with this they faced fevers and colds which put even more of a damper on his forces. The English Channel was also a big fac…
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Answer None. The President of the United States does not pass laws, that is the job of the legislative branch. The President has the ability to veto laws that the Congress has passed, but he can be over ruled by a 2/3rds majority. Actually, it is the Presidential act of signing a bill passed by…
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Not at this time, although according to some sources there once was a land bridge called the "Bering Land Bridge" over the Bering Strait.
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Answer Yes, his mother is of Japanese descent and was born and raised in Hawaii. Wrong. He was born and raised in Oregon. http://mlb.mlb.com/team/player.jsp?player_id=425386 I interpret the answer to say that his mother was born and raised in Hawaii. Guthrie himself is from Roseburg, OR
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The first satellite was launched on October 4, 1957, the landfill Tura-Tam (now - Baikonur). This day is celebrated in Russia as a day of cosmic forces. The satellite descended from orbit January 4, 1958.
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Answer I visited St. Petersberg (Leningrad) when I was working on a project in Estonia in July 1997. I found the city to be much bigger than I expected with rows and rows of lego-like low rise appartment buildings. The standard grid pattern of the streets made almost every street look the same, b…
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There are 10 time zones across Russia and they run as follows from west to east: {by using London, England as the GMT reference point of 12 noon, and Paris, France = GMT+1 (or 1 PM), and Helsinki, Finland = GMT+2 (or 2 PM)} 1. Moscow = GMT +3 (or 3PM) 2. Crimea = GMT +4 (or 4 PM) 3. Yekaterinbu…
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The "house of special purpose" or the Ipatiev house was where Nicholas II, his wife, Alexandra along with their son and four daughters were imprisoned before they were murdered by the local Soviet in Ekaterinburg. The house of special purpose was the residence of Nicholas Ipatiev the governor of E…
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30th of July 1914
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it flows into the Caspian Sea
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Fossil Fuel.
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Russia. It has an area of 6,592,768.87 square miles. The next largest is Canada with 3,851,807.61 square miles. The third largest is People's Republic of China.
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Answer After the Finnish War (1808-1809) the eastern half of Sweden was ceded to Russia, thus becoming the Imperial Russian Grand Duchy of Finland. from 1809 till 1917 the Grand Duchy of Finland was ruled by the Tsar in a personal union with Russia. Finland enjoyed a high degree of autonomy.
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Moscow is GMT+3. So, if you are in New York (GMT -5) and it's 1:30 pm, it's 9:30 pm in Moscow.As of October 2014, the time in Moscow is UTC + 3 hours.
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Russia has many famous land formations that are within its country. Some of these are the Volga Delta, the Kama River, the Khamar-Daban Mountains and the West Siberian Plains.
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According to Statistics Committee the population of the Russian Federation on January 1, 2013,is 143 347 059 of permanent residents.Population density - 8.38 per km2 (2013). Urban population - 74.03 [2]% (2013).
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Stupid Question, simple answerThe answer is simpel - You cannot "defect" to Russia & still live in the US.I think the question was what are the requirements to defect FROM Russia to live in the US?
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Tsar Nicholas II. His reign lasted from 1894-1917. He was murdered in 1918.Technically, the last Tsar of Russia was actually Michael II, the brother of Nicholas. Nicholas abdicated in favour of Michael in 1917, and he immediately became the next Tsar. He himself abdicated the following day, meaning …
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красивый; Krasivaya.
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The Russian Federation comprises over 6 million square miles. It covers many different non-Slavic ethnic groups. Many are Asian ethnic groups.
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