These sites are about the countries that make up the Commonwealth of Independent States. The following countries are included: Belarus, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. There is information about the Chernobyl disaster and the problems with Lake Baikal. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on Russia.
Here are outline maps of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Click on the "Flags of the Middle East" link and icon to view flags of these former USSR republics. NOTE: This site includes ads.
The site is dedicated to Chernobyl Disaster in Ukraine. Learn how the nuclear explosion affected nature in the country and around the world. Take a quiz to see how much you have learned about this tragedy.
Select the "Banknotes of Asia" link and choose Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan to see these countries' currency. Select the "Banknotes of Europe" link to see bills of Belarus, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine.
Learn about Russia's geography, language, culture, food, and history. Take a virtual tour of the Red Square and view many photographs of Russian people and places. Learn simple Russian words. There are also online games and quizzes.