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  • 1. Russia By: Meghan Kebalka
  • 2. Saint Basil’s Cathedral
    • Saint Basil’s Cathedral is located in Moscow, Russia on the Red Square.
    • This is a Russian Orthodox Church
    • The Cathedral was built by Ivan IV of Russia in 1555-1561
  • 3. Winter Palace
    • Located in St. Petersburg, Russia
    • Was used from 1732-1917 but now is a museum
    • Tsars residence area until 1917
    • Was Peter the Great original palace
  • 4. Maria Sharapova
    • Born April 17, 1987
    • Tennis Player
    • Grew up in a town Nyagen in Siberia, Russia
    • Started Playing Tennis at Age 6
    • Still plays in professional league
  • 5. Alexander Palace
    • Is built near St. Petersburg, Russia
    • Was Nicholas II residences, the last emperor of Russia,
    • Built in 1772-1776
  • 6. Ural Mountains
    • Separates Europe from Asia
    • Located from north to south end in East Russia
    • Highest mountains in Russia
  • 7. Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
    • Born 1799 in Moscow
    • Was born into a noble Russian family
    • Russian novelist
    • Started writing poetry when he was 14
    • Died 1837, dueling for his wife’s honor after she had an affair with another man
  • 8. Yuri Gagarin Monument
    • Located on Cosmonaut Lane in Moscow, Russia
    • Was made after Gagarin’s legendary flight into space
    • Built after death in 1968
  • 9. Russian Sports
    • Hockey
    • Soccer
    • Gymnastics
    • Are very popular in Russia
    • Most people that are wealthy, play sports
  • 10. Peter the Great of Russia
    • Ruled Russia’s Empire from 1682 until his death
    • Died in 1725 at 42
    • Was born into a royal family
    • After his father Alexis I Death he took rule
  • 11. Siberia
    • Makes up 77% of Russian territory
    • 25% of Russia’s population live in the Siberian range (36 Million people)
    • The land is mostly covered by tundra, and alpine tundra
  • 12. Valdislav Tretiak
    • Played Hockey for the Central Red Army Team
    • Retired Goalie
    • Known as the best goalie in the world
    • Born April 25, 1952
  • 13. Moscow
    • Capital of Russia
    • Red Square is the most popular tourist spot
    • Largest populated city in Russia
    • Location of the Saint Basils Cathedral
  • 14. Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov
    • Soviet Nuclear Physicist
    • Born in 1921 in the city of Moscow
    • Was part of the Soviets atomic bomb project
    • Died from a sudden heart attack in 1989
  • 15. St. Petersburg
    • Second largest city in Russia
    • Founded by Tsar Peter I of Russia
    • Was the capital of the Russian Empire for more then 200 years
  • 16. Matryoshka doll
    • Wooden dolls
    • Very popular gifts for Women
    • Was first made by Vasily Zvyozdochkin of Russia
  • 17. Joseph Stalin
    • Born December 18, 1878
    • Was a dictator of the Soviet Union
    • Was part of the Communist party
    • Started the “Great Purge” also known as the “Great Terror”
    • Died March 5 th, 1953
  • 18. Russian Ballet
    • Was to entertain the royal court
    • First ballet studio was Imperial School of Ballet in St. Petersburg in the 1740’s
  • 19. Peter Tchaikovsky
    • Born May 7 th , 1840
    • Was a Russian composer in the romantic era of music
    • Composed Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and The Sleeping Beauty
    • Died November 6 th , 1893
  • 20. Wars that Involved Russia
    • Russia’s Civil War, lasted from 1918-1920
    • Cold War, military tension between the U.S and Russia lasted from 1939-1945
    • Soviet War in Afghanistan, Russia invaded Afghanistan lasted from 1988-1989
    • World War II, was in war against the Axis powers from 1939-1945
  • 21. Alexander Ovechkin
    • Born September 17 th , 1985
    • Part of the NHL
    • Plays for the Washington Capitals in the NHL
    • Plays left wing and is captain
    • Worth 124 million dollars
  • 22. Bibliography
    • &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>.
    • 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>.
    • &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>.
    • &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>.
    • &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>.
    • &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
    • 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>
  • 23. Bibliography 2
    • &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>.
    • &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>.
    • 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
    • &quot;Peter the great of russia -.&quot; Google Images . Web. 12 Jan. 2010. <http://images.google.com/images?
    • 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-
    • &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>.
  • 24. Bibliography 3
    • &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>.
    • 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
    • http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&source=hp&q=joseph%20stalin&rlz=1R2GGLL_enUS346&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi.
    • http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&rlz=1R2GGLL_enUS346&um=1&q=russian%20ballet&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi
    • &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
    • &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&
  • 25. Bibliography 4
    • &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 =
    • &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=
    • 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