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1. What major Russian city on the Moskva River is the westernmost stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway?
2. At one time known by the name Molotov, what Russian city, about twenty hours east along the Trans-Siberian line from its starting point, was settled by the Finnish in the seventeenth century?
3. The city of Yekaterinburg, at kilometre 1,816 on the Trans-Siberian Line, rests on what mountain range?
4. Built as a fort at one time, what stop on the Trans-Siberian was also a capital city within Russia in 1918 and was considered the most important stronghold in Western Siberia?
5. This image depicts the Bugrinsky Bridge. The Turkestan-Siberia Railway connects in what Russian city (containing the landmark), the largest and most populated in Asian Russia (and Siberia)?
6. What river in the city of Krasnoyarsk (at 4,065km along the Trans-Siberian Railway) never freezes due to the Krasnoyarsk Hydroelectric Dam, at one point the largest power plant in the world?
7. The city of Irkutsk, Russia is also the southernmost point of what famous landmark site?
8. If you're on the Trans-Siberian Railway, the city of Chita links you to the Trans-Mongolian (and Ulaanbaatar) and the Trans-Manchurian, a railway that stretches an additional 1,400 kilometres to what Chinese city, depicted?
9. During World War II what Russian city, more than eight thousand kilometres from the Trans-Siberian Railway's western terminus, became capital of the Jewish Autonomous Oblast?
10. It's the end of the line. The Russian city of Vladivostok is the Trans-Siberian Railway's eastern terminus. It sits on what body of water?
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