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History and Governments of Russia

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missionary   person who moves to another area to spread his or her religion  
czar   title given to the emperors of Russia's past  
serf   farm laborer who could be bought and sold along with the land  
communist state   country whose government has strong control over the economy and society as a whole  
collectivization   a system in which small farmers were combined into huge state-run enterprises with work done by mechanized techniques in the hopes of making farming more efficient and reducing the need for farmworkers  
Cold War   period from about 1947 until 1991 when the United States and the Soviet Union engaged in a political struggle for world influence but did not fight each other  
glasnost   policy of political openness in the Soviet Union that allowed people to speak freely about the country's problems  
perestroika   policy of economic restructuring in the Soviet Union that called for less government control of the economy  
coup   action in which a group of individuals seizes control of a government  
convert   change from one to another  
release   to set free  
eliminate   to remove or get rid of  


   






 
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