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RH.CCS.7 Grades 6-12: Students are asked to locate a country or geographical area on a map, connecting information with a specific location. Then, students answer a series of quiz questions based on a current news event happening in that location. Students must combine their prior knowledge with information presented in the question to determine the correct answers.

Russian opposition leader shot dead in Moscow -- 03/02/2015

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Q: Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition politician and outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead just yards from the Kremlin in central Moscow last week. Where is Russia?

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