Russian and the Eurasian Republics

Aral sea

In attempt to farm there were canals built to redirect the water from Rivers that flow into the Aral sea . central Asia has a lot of semiarid and arid areas. The ARAL SEA shrunk a huge amount from 1973 to 2009. PESTICIDES made this worse . many boats are stranded on land.

Trans Siberian railroad

In 1891 Russia began to build the Trans Siberian Rail Road . They started on each end of the rout and worked toward the middle. The climate and terrain made progress very difficult. many workers were in-mates or solders that were enlisted to build the rail road. tThe rail road was finished in 1914.

Soviet Union

In 1922 the U.S.S.R. or soviet union was formed. The soviet union used a communism government. The soviet union used socialism to control the country . The soviet union was an industrial leader second to the U.S. In 1991 the Soviet Union collapsed .