questionedithistorytranslationsWhat type of trees grow in the Russian taiga?Deciduous1011Deciduous Evergreen1636Coniferous20002Temperate Coniferous2423The boreal forest is a type of coniferous forest.Share and bring new players to the game!correct this questionRoy Zhureach: rather globaldemographyEuropefamous placesgeographynatureNorth AmericaRussiaIllustration: peupleloupDemography quizFamous places quizRussia quizNorth America quizEurope quizWhat spectacular achievement of young Stalin boosted his career among Bolsheviks?Bank robbery. Before the Russian Revolution, Communist paramilitaries were often raising money through robberies and ransom kidnappings. Particularly notable was the 1907 Tiflis bank robbery, in which Stalin participated (playing minor role). The robbery resulted in 40 deaths and the theft of 341,000 rubles (equivalent to around US $3.4 million today).What is the maximum depth of permafrost?1500 m. In areas of harsh winters the depth of the permafrost can be as much as 1,493 m (4,898 ft) in the northern Lena and Yana River basins. The overlying active layer that seasonally thaws is just 0.6–4 m (2.0–13 ft) thick.This kind of tilted forest is a common sight in subarctic taiga. What is this phenomenon caused by?The soil. The permafrost prevents trees from developing deep root system. Climate variations or forest fires can thaw the upper extents of the permafrost, creating a ground slump called thermokarst.Which country has no military?Costa Rica is the only country without a military, and has banned a military since 1949. Unlike other small countries, it has no defence agreement with another country, and is defended by the police.