Unit 5 Russia and the Republics


Russian Stereotypes

Intro to Russia – a short video about 3 young American school kids who move to Russia for 4 years, from the New York Times

Political and Physical maps

PAP video and outline notes on Russia’s physical geography

A (very) short history of Russia and the Republics

BBC News article on the coldest town

National Geography photostory on Norilsk

Permafrost: short BBC clip, ClimateDesk clip, Lena River delta permafrost

video: The Coldest Town on Earth

WG climate video on Norilsk, Russia, and graphic organizer for both videos

Population and resources map

Russia’s Shrinking Population ESPN and Facts

Putin and Russia reading, fact/assertions

Political cartoon


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