Russia in Revolution & Stalin's Russia

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Totalitarianism
a form of government in which all areas of life are brought under government control, demands enthusiasm and commitment from all citizens
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Chistka
a purge or cleansing
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Autocracy
a system of government where there are no legal restrictions on the power of the monarch
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Russification
a policy of forcing Russian language, orthodox religion and culture onto minority groups
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Zemstva
form of elected local government
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Duma
elected parliament formed after 1906 - could only block laws
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Holy Synod
body of bishops which ran the Orthodox church
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Okhrana
secret police between 1881 and 1917
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Kulak
rich peasant
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Populists
radical group looking to Russian people for support
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Pogrom
anti-semetic riots
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Reactionary
opposing political or social reform
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Repression
the action of subduing or prevention by force
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Censorship
the suppression of speech, public communication or other information that is considered to be harmful as determined by governments or other groups
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Emancipation
to release or set free
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a purge or cleansing

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Chistka

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a system of government where there are no legal restrictions on the power of the monarch

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Card 4

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a policy of forcing Russian language, orthodox religion and culture onto minority groups

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Card 5

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form of elected local government

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