CHAPTER 16 SECTION1
BY: D'ANTAE BIBLE
Early in the 1500s, the Russian leader Ivan the Great put an end to two centuries of foreign rule in his homeland. Russia Then entered a period of explosive growth.
The region has a rich variety of ethnic groups because of the many people absorbed during the centuries of Russian expansion.Russians have one of the biggest ethnic groups. About 80% of the total. Nearly 70 different cultures live in Russia, including Finnish, Turkic, and Mongolian.