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  • 1. Russia By: Meghan Kebalka
  • 2. Saint Basil’s Cathedral <ul><li>Saint Basil’s Cathedral is located in Moscow, Russia on the Red Square. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a Russian Orthodox Church </li></ul><ul><li>The Cathedral was built by Ivan IV of Russia in 1555-1561 </li></ul>
  • 3. Winter Palace <ul><li>Located in St. Petersburg, Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Was used from 1732-1917 but now is a museum </li></ul><ul><li>Tsars residence area until 1917 </li></ul><ul><li>Was Peter the Great original palace </li></ul>
  • 4. Maria Sharapova <ul><li>Born April 17, 1987 </li></ul><ul><li>Tennis Player </li></ul><ul><li>Grew up in a town Nyagen in Siberia, Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Started Playing Tennis at Age 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Still plays in professional league </li></ul>
  • 5. Alexander Palace <ul><li>Is built near St. Petersburg, Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Was Nicholas II residences, the last emperor of Russia, </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1772-1776 </li></ul>
  • 6. Ural Mountains <ul><li>Separates Europe from Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Located from north to south end in East Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Highest mountains in Russia </li></ul>
  • 7. Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin <ul><li>Born 1799 in Moscow </li></ul><ul><li>Was born into a noble Russian family </li></ul><ul><li>Russian novelist </li></ul><ul><li>Started writing poetry when he was 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Died 1837, dueling for his wife’s honor after she had an affair with another man </li></ul>
  • 8. Yuri Gagarin Monument <ul><li>Located on Cosmonaut Lane in Moscow, Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Was made after Gagarin’s legendary flight into space </li></ul><ul><li>Built after death in 1968 </li></ul>
  • 9. Russian Sports <ul><li>Hockey </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer </li></ul><ul><li>Gymnastics </li></ul><ul><li>Are very popular in Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Most people that are wealthy, play sports </li></ul>
  • 10. Peter the Great of Russia <ul><li>Ruled Russia’s Empire from 1682 until his death </li></ul><ul><li>Died in 1725 at 42 </li></ul><ul><li>Was born into a royal family </li></ul><ul><li>After his father Alexis I Death he took rule </li></ul>
  • 11. Siberia <ul><li>Makes up 77% of Russian territory </li></ul><ul><li>25% of Russia’s population live in the Siberian range (36 Million people) </li></ul><ul><li>The land is mostly covered by tundra, and alpine tundra </li></ul>
  • 12. Valdislav Tretiak <ul><li>Played Hockey for the Central Red Army Team </li></ul><ul><li>Retired Goalie </li></ul><ul><li>Known as the best goalie in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Born April 25, 1952 </li></ul>
  • 13. Moscow <ul><li>Capital of Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Red Square is the most popular tourist spot </li></ul><ul><li>Largest populated city in Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Location of the Saint Basils Cathedral </li></ul>
  • 14. Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov <ul><li>Soviet Nuclear Physicist </li></ul><ul><li>Born in 1921 in the city of Moscow </li></ul><ul><li>Was part of the Soviets atomic bomb project </li></ul><ul><li>Died from a sudden heart attack in 1989 </li></ul>
  • 15. St. Petersburg <ul><li>Second largest city in Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Tsar Peter I of Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Was the capital of the Russian Empire for more then 200 years </li></ul>
  • 16. Matryoshka doll <ul><li>Wooden dolls </li></ul><ul><li>Very popular gifts for Women </li></ul><ul><li>Was first made by Vasily Zvyozdochkin of Russia </li></ul>
  • 17. Joseph Stalin <ul><li>Born December 18, 1878 </li></ul><ul><li>Was a dictator of the Soviet Union </li></ul><ul><li>Was part of the Communist party </li></ul><ul><li>Started the “Great Purge” also known as the “Great Terror” </li></ul><ul><li>Died March 5 th, 1953 </li></ul>
  • 18. Russian Ballet <ul><li>Was to entertain the royal court </li></ul><ul><li>First ballet studio was Imperial School of Ballet in St. Petersburg in the 1740’s </li></ul>
  • 19. Peter Tchaikovsky <ul><li>Born May 7 th , 1840 </li></ul><ul><li>Was a Russian composer in the romantic era of music </li></ul><ul><li>Composed Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and The Sleeping Beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Died November 6 th , 1893 </li></ul>
  • 20. Wars that Involved Russia <ul><li>Russia’s Civil War, lasted from 1918-1920 </li></ul><ul><li>Cold War, military tension between the U.S and Russia lasted from 1939-1945 </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet War in Afghanistan, Russia invaded Afghanistan lasted from 1988-1989 </li></ul><ul><li>World War II, was in war against the Axis powers from 1939-1945 </li></ul>
  • 21. Alexander Ovechkin <ul><li>Born September 17 th , 1985 </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the NHL </li></ul><ul><li>Plays for the Washington Capitals in the NHL </li></ul><ul><li>Plays left wing and is captain </li></ul><ul><li>Worth 124 million dollars </li></ul>
  • 22. Bibliography <ul><li>&quot; Saint basil's cathedral -.&quot; Google Images . Web. 11 Dec. 2009. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&um=1&sa=1&q=saint+basil%27s+cathedral&aq=0&oq=saint+basil&aqi=g2&start=0>. </li></ul><ul><li>Winter palace -.&quot; Google Images . Web. 11 Dec. 2009. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&um=1&resnum=0&q=winter%20palace&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Alexander palace -.&quot; Google Images . Web. 11 Dec. 2009. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&um=1&sa=1&q=alexander+palace&aq=0&oq=alexander+pal&aqi=g3g-sx1&start=0>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Ural mountains -.&quot; Google Images . Web. 11 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?q=ural%20mountains&hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Moscow -.&quot; Google Images . Web. 12 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=Moscow&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov - Google Search.&quot; Google Images . Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&rlz=1R2GGLL_enUS346&um=1&q=Andrei+Dmitrievich+Sakharov&sa=N&start=20 </li></ul><ul><li>Russias war - Google Search.&quot; Google Images . Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&rlz=1R2GGLL_enUS346&um=1&sa=1&q=russias+war&aq=f&oq =&aqi=&start=0> </li></ul>
  • 23. Bibliography 2 <ul><li>&quot;Russian gymnastics -.&quot; Google Images . Web. 12 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&source=hp&q=russian%20gymnastics&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Russian hockey -.&quot; Google Images . Web. 12 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&um=1&sa=1&q=russian+hockey&aq=0&oq=russian+hocke&aqi=g4&start=0>. </li></ul><ul><li>Russian soccer -.&quot; Google Images . Web. 12 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&um=1&sa=1&q=russian+soccer&aq=1&oq=russian+soc&aqi=g3&start=0 </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Peter the great of russia -.&quot; Google Images . Web. 12 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images? </li></ul><ul><li>Vladislav tretiak - Google Search.&quot; Google Images . Web. 12 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=vladislav%20tretiak&um=1&ie=UTF- </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;St petersburg russia - Google Search.&quot; Google Images . Web. 12 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&um=1&sa=1&q=st+petersburg+russia&aq=0&oq=st+petersburg+r&aqi=g2&start=0>. </li></ul>
  • 24. Bibliography 3 <ul><li>&quot; St. petersburg russia - Google Search.&quot; Google Images . Web. 13 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&source=hp&q=st.%20petersburg%20russia&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi>. </li></ul><ul><li>Russian matryoshka doll - Search.&quot; Google . Web. 13 Jan. 2010. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=russian+matryoshka+doll&aq=0&oq=russian+matry&aqi=g4gm1 </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&source=hp&q=joseph%20stalin&rlz=1R2GGLL_enUS346&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi. </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&rlz=1R2GGLL_enUS346&um=1&q=russian%20ballet&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Peter tchaikovsky - Google Search.&quot; Google Images . Web. 15 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&rlz=1R2GGLL_enUS346&um=1&sa=1&q=pe+thaikovsky&aq=5&oq=peter+t&aqi </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Maria sharapova playing tennis - Google Search.&quot; Google Images . Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&rlz=1R2GGLL_enUS346&um=1&sa=1&q=maria+sharapova+playing+tennis&aq=0& </li></ul>
  • 25. Bibliography 4 <ul><li>&quot;Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin - Google Search.&quot; Google Images . Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&rlz=1R2GGLL_enUS346&um=1&sa=1&q=Alexander+Sergeyevich+Pushkin&btnG = </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Siberia - Google Search.&quot; Google Images . Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&rlz=1R2GGLL_enUS346&um=1&sa=1&q=Siberia&btnG=Search&aq=f&oq=&aqi= </li></ul><ul><li>Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov - Google Search.&quot; Google Images . Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&rlz=1R2GGLL_enUS346&um=1&q=Andrei+Dmitrievich+Sakharov&sa=N&start=20 </li></ul>

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