RUSSIAPanoramaSlide 1: Famousbuilding in Russiais St. Basil’sCathedral and theKremlin where thepresident lives.
Slide 2: Russia is the largest country in the world. Itscapital is Moscow
Ural MountainsUral MountainsSlide 3: It is located on two continents, Europe & Asia. TheUral Mountains separate the two regions.
SiberiaSiberiaSlide 4: Siberia is located in theeastern part of Russia and isknown for its cold weather.
Siberian TigerSiberian Tiger
Snow Leopards-300 in the wildSnow Leopards-300 in the wildSlide 5-6: Animals inSiberia include theSiberian Tiger andsnow leopard
Trans Siberian RailroadTrans Siberian RailroadSlide 7: The Trans-Siberian Railroad stretches across thecountry.
Lake BaikalLake BaikalSlide 8: Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world
RomanovsRomanovsSlide 9-10: The name forking in Russia was czar, in1917 the royal family waskilled and Russia became acommunist country knownas the Soviet Union orUSSR
RasputinRasputin A Russian nobleman and severalselect conspirators held a lastsupper for Rasputin in which theyplied him with cakes and wine lacedwith cyanide. When Rasputinrefused to die, they nervouslyoverplayed their hand and shot himwith a revolver, then knifed him,kicked him, clubbed him and,finally, stuffed him through a hole inthe ice of the frozen River Neva.Rasputin still refused to die!Aronson writes, "But, incredibly,Rasputin was not yet dead. Whenhis corpse was brought up threedays later, it was discovered that hehad still had enough strength to freeone of his roped hands and that hehad actually died from drowning(221)."
Vladimir LeninVladimir LeninSlide 11: VladimirLenin was its leader.
Cold WarCold WarSlide 12: The USSR and US were on the verge of war from1945-1990. This period is known as the Cold War, becausethere was no direct fighting.
World Nuclear ArsenalsWorld Nuclear Arsenals
Nesting DollsNesting Dolls
Russian Eggs (Faberge)Russian Eggs (Faberge)Slide 13-14: Russia is known for nesting dollsand Faberge eggs.