Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Russian Economy

Economic Conditions in Russia

Alina Polyakova, President and CEO of the Center for European Policy Analysis, discussed the economy of Russia and the living standards for individual Russian citizens.

Description

Alina Polyakova, President and CEO of the Center for European Policy Analysis, discussed challenges facing the Russian economy and the living standards for individual Russian citizens.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Explain how Russia’s economy is connected to the oil and gas industry. Why can this be a problem?
  • How does Russia’s GDP compare to the world?
  • Describe the standard of living in Russia. How has this changed?
  • Based on this description, what economic challenges does Russa face?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Gross Domestic Product
    • Moscow
    • Ruble
    • Vladimir Putin

    Topics

    Comparative Government

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity