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In Russia, which of the following occurred after the global financial crisis in 1998? A. Russian farmers abandoned their farms in large numbers. B. The Russian ruble declined in value against the dollar by about 12 percent. C. Russia became a major exporter of grain after 2001. D. Large areas of farmland were bought back from foreign investors. Following the breakup of the Soviet Union, 15 of its former republics became independent. Twelve of these former republics formed the Commonwealth of Independent States, largely in recognition of A. the economic threat posed by the European Union. B. common cultural ties. C. the need to sustain the trade flows established during Soviet times. D. the threat posed by NATO. In 2005, which two European groups rejected an EU treaty that would have provided for an EU constitution? A. The French and the Dutch B. The Danes and the Irish C. The Germans and the Dutch D. The French and the Irish Which of the following countries has the highest number of Fortune 500 companies? A. Germany B. France C. United States D. Japan In the Northern Europe sub region, which country, famous for its mobile phones, was ruled under the Swedish monarchy until 1809? A. Norway B. Denmark C. Finland D. Estonia After Stalin died in 1953, the number of people sent to the gulag A. actually increased. B. remained about the same. C. decreased slightly. D. decreased dramatically Which of the following is the only global city in the region of Russia and its neighboring countries? A. St. Petersburg B. Moscow C. Tashkent D. Kiev In general, the most materially advanced and developed countries are focused on extensive development of the _______ sector of their economy. A. tertiary B. secondary C. quaternary D. primary An activist who fights for people's right to have a job that pays a living wage would most likely be identified as standing for _______ rights. A. social B. cultural C. political D. natural Serbian nationalists adopted which of the following terms to rationalize their actions during the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina? A. Holocaust B. Ethnic cleansing C. Depopulation D. Ethnic diversity The Soviet policy of democratic centralism maintained that A. capitalists used their riches to manipulate governments to serve their interests. B. the state owned all businesses for the good of the people. C. the Communist Party represented the working people and, therefore, was the only party with the right to govern. D. the state, not free-market consumers, should decide what needed to be produced. The position of a place north or south of the equator is measured in A. terms proportional distance. B. meridians of latitude. C. terms of relative location. D. degrees of latitude. Under the leadership of Mikhail Gorbachev, the doctrine of perestroika called for which of the following? A. More local control and free-market practices B. Openness in communication C. Democratic elections D. A central banking system under private ownership Which of the follow is a Slavic language? A. Flemish B. Romanian C. Polish D. Gaelic

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In Russia, which of the following occurred after the global financial crisis in 1998... More
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Spellbound seems completely correct in Russian/Soviet questions.
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