About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering modern Russian history material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn modern Russian history. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the modern history of Russia
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about modern Russian history
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra history learning resources
How It Works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Modern History of Russia chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Modern History of Russia chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any modern Russian history question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a modern history unit of a standard Russian history course. Topics covered include:
- Boris Yeltsin and the New Russian Republic
- The presidency of Vladimir Putin
- Putin policies and impacts on Russia
- Contemporary issues in Russian society
- Challenges of the Russian government
1. Yeltsin and the New Russian Republic: History and Timeline
In this lesson, we explore the fall of the Soviet Union and the reemergence of Russia and the subsequent presidency of Russia's first president, Boris Yeltsin.
2. Russian Economic & Social Policies Under Vladimir Putin
This lesson will cover the basic social and economic policies that have been put in place in Russia under President Vladimir Putin. We'll cover the 2007 global financial crisis, treatment of opposition, and controls on freedom of speech and the internet.
3. Contemporary Issues in Russia
In this lesson we explore the diverse country of Russia in the 21st century. We will learn about the domestic and international issues it faces, and the forces behind them.
4. The Russian Annexation of Crimea
Crimea, a peninsula belonging to Ukraine, was annexed to Russia in 2014 amidst political tension and military intervention. There is a sharp divide among Ukrainians who want to be more like Western Europeans and those who want to be closer to Russia.
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