Challenges Facing Post-Soviet States as New Nations


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When was the Soviet Union dissolved into 15 new nations?

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1. What is a Separatist State?

2. What are Colour Revolutions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you understand the complex problems that faced the new nations as they tried to identify and formulate their own policies regarding economic stability and cultural identity in a post-Soviet society.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • When the Soviet Union dissolved
  • The definition of a Separatist State
  • Characteristics of Color Revolutions
  • Contributing factors to cultural instability
  • How states dealt with economic issues

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make certain that you draw the most important information from the lesson related to the national growing pains of the post-Soviet states
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the new nations and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the cultural stability of the former Soviet states

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson titled Challenges Facing Post-Soviet States as New Nations. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe some of the problems that face a nation once it becomes a stand-alone, independent entity
  • Investigate the political crises that faced the new nations
  • Compare the difficult choices these new nations had to make regarding economic and cultural unity