Controversial Russian Stamps

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1. Russia has new stamps that have pictures of _____________ on them.
a. Joseph Stalin
b. Russian secret police
c. peasants from the 1930's

2. These stamps provoke _________ in people.
a. fear
b. happiness
c. sadness

3. Everyone is pleased to see the new stamps.
true false

4. The stamps have been issued in order to commemorate the new millenium.
true false

5. Vladimir Styrne is known for the deportation of thousands of peasants.
truefalse

6. The six agents are known for:
a. their combat in war
b. catching spies

7. The postal service is honoring these men.
true false

8. _________ are not happy with this honor.
a. The peasants
b. The human rights activists
c. The secret police agents

9. If something is infamous:
a. it is known for its connection with evil.
b. it is known for its connection with good.
c. it is well known everywhere.

10. You _______ stamps onto letters.
a. lick
b. stick
c. roll

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