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Russian Culture Russia Culture
899 wordsRussian Culture Russia culture is very different from any other culture that I have ever read about. This is a country that is dominated by males. Males actually run the county of Russia. The men are so dominated that every Russian women dream is to be married and have a family with these men. Russia is known for its poor society. In the book Sakharov he mentions how he moved from one place to another. He first was in Moscow's larger apartments with his family. In this apartment there were six f...
Countries Need Russia
3,206 wordsWhen the Soviet Union fell in 1991, due to many pressures both internal and external, the ex-soviet satellites were given their independence, much to Russia's dismay. A new trend towards sovereignty made it difficult for the largest country in the world to deny it's former members the right to separate. However, even with the creation of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Russia is still heavily involved with the matters of its former soviet members. This then leaves the question, are...
Catherine's Strong Spirit
1,165 wordsThe woman who was to become Catherine the Great was born Sophie Augusta Fredericka. During her teen years Sophie blossomed into a beautiful young woman and had excellent health. She later went on to marry Peter the future emperor and grandson of Peter the Great. During her reign as empress Catherine encountered many conflicts, which she surpassed so successfully that even now so many years after her death she is still remembered. Even though she was known to have many lovers during her lifetime ...
Climate Zones And Population Centers In Russia
750 wordsRussia is a huge landmass and covers a vast amount of the earth's surface area. Being so large, Russia contains a huge variety of different geographical features. There are several mountains, rivers, bodies of water, climate zones, and population centers in Russia. Most of the development in Russia is located in its core area, east of the Ural Mountains. There are several countries around Russia that used to be parts of a larger union called The Union of Soviet Socialists Republics, however, in ...
Russia Into A Modern Country
747 wordsCatherine II, or Catherine the Great, empress of Russia (1762-96), did much to transform Russia into a modern country. Originally named SophieFredericke Augusta, she was born in Stettin (now Szczecin, Poland), on May 2, 1729, the daughter of the German prince of Anhalt-Zerbst. At the age of 15 she went to Russia to become the wife of Peter, nephew and heir of Empress ELIZABETH. Elizabeth died on Dec. 25, 1761, and Catherine's husband succeeded as PETER. The new ruler soon made himself unpopular,...
Arms Race In The Cold War
592 wordsCold War: Bridging the Gap to Peace One might argue that the Cold War divided the world which is still present today. It also pulled countries' ties with other countries further apart. However, these people fail to realize that the main superpowers of the Cold War are closer together than ever before. Both The United States and Russia (former U.S.S.R.) are now working together to limit the number of strategic arms further from what was settled at SALT I and SALT II. There are also numerous other...
Austria Hungary And The Ottoman Empire
314 wordsBefore the was began, europe was divided into two alliance groups triple entente: Britain, France, And Russia. Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire. Each of the six countries were empires (they all have colonies and they were all Imperialist powers) Alliance System: "Balance Of Terror" designed in the belief that, because no country in there right mind went to fight a war the have a good chance of losing, no country will choose to start a was. In an alliance system, if...
891 wordsI never thought this day would come. I no longer exist on Earth, but my impact I placed on that planet will remain there for decades to come. Confused? Well, let me explain. I am Joseph Stalin, formerly known as Vissarion Dzhugashvilli or Koba. Born as the son of a shoemaker I did not start off my life greatly. I was always smart though and my genius shone through when I received a scholarship to the Orthodox Theological Seminary. However, just because I was smart didn't mean that I was well dis...
3 5 Billion Marks In October
251 wordsGerman Oct exports to U.S., Russia, UK rise FRANKFURT, Jan 7 (Reuters) – German exports to North America, Japan, Great Britain and Russia rose significantly in October last year, while sales to euro zone countries declined marginally, the German Federal Statistics Office said on Friday. Exports to the United States were up 12 percent year-on-year, indicating an unabated appetite for German products in the new world, the statistics office said. Shipments to Britain and Japan, up 5.7 and 12....
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