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Question

Soon after the Soviet system collapsed, the Russian economy was hit by _____.
a.a command economy
b.inflation
c.labor strikes
d.depressions

More people, products, and items use _____ transportation than any other type of transportation in Russia.
a.airline
b.motor vehicle
c.rail
d.shipping


1 Answer

  • Answer:

    Soon after the Soviet system collapsed, the Russian economy was hit by depressions.

    More people, products, and items use rail transportation than any other type of transportation in Russia.

    Explanation:

    The economic depression created by the Soviet system collapsed was twice as great as in the Western media of the infamous Great Depression of 1930. The collapse has had catastrophic economic and social consequences overall for its population since during the first four years the GDP decline in this region is 45%.

    Rail transport in Russia is one of the largest in the world. There are seventeen regional railways in Russia. Due to poor road roads, rail is a very common mode of transport.  During the Soviet Union rail transport was the largest type of transport in Russia. In that time the railways were modernized and had a world-class status.

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