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Question 1: To the ________ and in the Soviet west (Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldavia), there was only a trickle of net immigration of Russians by the 1980s.
LatviaEstoniaBaltic statesLithuania

Question 2: In culture, Russification primarily amounts to domination of the ________ in official business and strong influence of Russian language on the national ones.
Macedonian languageSerbian languageRussian languageErzya language

Question 3: Proponents of Cyrillic orthography argue that the Romanian language was historically written with the Cyrillic script, albeit a different version of it (see Moldovan alphabet and ________ for a discussion of this controversy).
DzeMoldovan Cyrillic alphabetI (Cyrillic)Romanian Cyrillic alphabet

Question 4: The Russification of Finland (1899–1905, 1908–1917, sortokaudet (times of oppression) in Finnish) was a governmental policy of the ________ aimed at the termination of Finland’s autonomy.
Golden HordeOttoman EmpireRussian EmpireBritish Empire

Question 5: The shifts in ________ in favour of Russian population are sometimes considered as a form of Russification as well.
Baby boomerDemographyJohn F. KennedyDemographics

Question 6: Russification (in Russian: русификация rusifikátsiya) is an adoption of the ________ or some other Russian attribute (whether voluntarily or not) by non-Russian communities.
Serbian languageErzya languageMacedonian languageRussian language

Question 7: A similar development took place in ________.

Question 8: [3] In 1864, the Polish and Belarusian languages were banned in public places; in the 1880s, Polish was banned in schools and offices of the ________, and research and teaching of Polish language, history or Catholicism were forbidden.
Polish–Lithuanian CommonwealthNovember UprisingCongress PolandWarsaw

Question 9: This detached the local populations from exposure to the language and writing system of the ________.

Question 10: One likely rationale for these decisions was the sense of impending war and that Russian was the language of command in the ________.
Red ArmyJoseph StalinSoviet Armed ForcesEastern Front (World War II)


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