view the slides and answer the following questions

After viewing this week’s slides (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., answer the following questions in your own words. You may need to do some additional research on the Internet in order to answer some of the questions thoroughly.

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What was “The Iron Curtain”?

What was glasnost?

What was perestroika?

What is an oligarch?

List 3 challenges Russia faces today (politically, environmentally, etc.):

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2)

3)

Briefly describe the importance of the following leaders:

Stalin:

Lenin:

Gorbachev:

Putin: