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Study Guide Questions

1.     St. Petersburg is located on the _________________________ River.
2.     The __________________ Museum in St. Petersburg, housed in a collection of five linked palaces, is one of the world's greatest art galleries.
3.     ________________, located about three hours from St. Petersburg, was founded by a norseman and was established as an early Russian state that flourished during the Middle Ages.
4.     _____________________ preceded Moscow as Russia's capital.
5.     St. ______________ is a monastery that was founded in the 14th Century by a monk who rallied Russians against their overlords.
6.     ________________________ Cathedral dominates Moscow's Red Square.
7.     The _____________________________ railroad spans across Russia's lower border, from Moscow to Vladivostok.
8.     Irkutsk was founded as a ______________________ garrison in 1651.
9.     The ______________ River, which flows through Irkutsk, is the only outlet for the waters of Lake Baikal.
10.     With depths of more than a mile, ______________________ is the world's deepest lake.
11.     ____________ ___________, founded in the 17th Century, is the capital of the Buryat Republic.
12.     ________________ _____________ was a 13th Century warlord whose Mongol hordes conquered much of Asia, subdued western Russia, and threatened Europe.
13.     The _____________ ______________, a temple, survived as a Buddhist spiritual center during the Soviet regime.
14.     The __________ ___________________ are descendants of traditionally-oriented orthodox Christians who fled western Russia or were exiled to Siberia during a 17th Century period of ecclesiastical change.
15.     Khabarovsk, which lies on the _________________ River, is the capital of the Russian far east.
16.     Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky serves as the capital of the _________________________ Peninsula.
17.     Koryaks and _____________________ are indigenous people that live in and around Esso.
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