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  • Second All Russian Congress Of Soviets
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    The Russian Revolution This was two revolutions, the first in February / March, overthrew the imperial government and the second of which, in October / November, placed the Bolsheviks in power. By 1917 the bond between the Tsar and most of the Russian people had been broken. Government corruption and inefficiency were rampant. The Tsar's intransigent policies, including the occasional dissolution of the Duma, or Russian parliament, the chief fruit of the 1905 revolution, had spread dissatisfacti...
  • Russians Business Customs
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    Russia, a vast country with a wealth of natural resources, a well, educated population, and diverse industrial base, continues to experience, formidable difficulties in moving from its old centrally planned economy to a modern market economy. President Yeltsin's government has made substantial strides in converting to a market economy since launching its economic reform program in January 1992 by freeing nearly all prices, slashing defense spending, eliminating the old centralized distribution s...
  • Russian Jews
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    Yevtushenko speaks in first person throughout the poem. This creates the tone of him being in the shoes of the Jews. As he says in lines 63-64, "No Jewish blood is mixed in mine, but let me be a Jew... " He writes the poem to evoke compassion for the Jews and make others aware of their hardships and injustices. "Only then can I call myself Russian". (lines 66-67). The poet writes of a future time when the Russian people realize that the Jews are people as well accept them as such. If you hate th...
  • American Like The Russian
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    Comparison and Contrast: Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now In Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad's diction and choice of detail work to create an image of the Russian as absurd and surreal, showing the reader one possible effect (other than the creation of a Kurtz) of the combination of the power of darkness and Western culture. Francis Ford Coppola, through his scripting and costuming for the American photojournalist in Apocalypse Now, makes a similar statement. Thus, the scenes in which the p...
  • Emigre Russians In America On Their Spelling
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    It is unusual and perhaps impossible for an emigre's native language to remain unaffected after living abroad for several years. Phonetic and spelling rules that may have been drilled into their minds in childhood quickly disappear while the emigre struggles to master the language of their new home. Almost all people claim to read in their second language more proficiently than they speak 1, however, emigres who attend high school and college in a foreign country often find themselves writing mo...
  • Russian Population
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    The Russian-American sAs of the last released comprehensive United States Census listing all nationalities, in 1990, there were over two million people claiming Russian ancestry living in America. Not included in this number was over one million people who were born in Russia. Sixty-six thousand entered the U.S. between 1980 and 1990 over 120,000 entered before 1980, slightly over 123,000 were naturalized citizens, and over 71,000 were not considered citizens of the United States. When it comes ...
  • Ado And The Russians
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    The Bridge at And au was written in the mid 1950's by James A. Michener. This is a documentary on the account of Hungary's people and the communist influence from Russia. Although the people of Hungary lost in their fights with the ADO and the Russians, they showed us how determination and the will to survive can overcome even the strongest evil. It is a shame that they didn't overcome all int he end. Michener did an excellent job in preserving and recording the account of the Hungarian people a...
  • Nuclear Weapons To The Highest Bidder
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    The Black Market is defined as people who engage in illicit trade. Smuggling of Nuclear weapons plays a role in this. The Russians, U.S., and other countries are involved. Russia has been one the move since the Cold War ended. The Russians position threat to many lives with nuclear sales. Many Russian affiliations and events are to blame including Russian Mafia, military intelligence, Trading Air, collapse in economy, and disgruntled Nuclear employees. Russian Crime organizations have grown to a...
  • Largest Gas Company Gazprom
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    Largest Gas Company Gazprom is a global energy company basically focused on geological exploration, production, transportation, storage, processing and marketing of gas and other hydrocarbons as well as electric power and heat energy production and distribution. The state owns a 50.002 per cent controlling stake in Gazprom. Mission and Strategic Goal Our mission is to provide maximally efficient and well-balanced gas supply to Russian consumers as well as to secure a high degree of reliability w...
  • Food Russians
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    RUSSIA (RUH-shut) Russia's official name is Russian Federation and it's capital is Moscow with a population of 8.3 million. It was declared an independent country in August 24 of the year 1991. Russia's population is 143,782,338 (July 2004 est.) It's size is 6.5 million sq. mi. or 17 million sq. Km. Russians practice th following religions: Russian Orthodox, Islamic, Jewish, Roman Catholic, Protestant, Buddhist and other. Their mane language is Russian. LOCATION Russia is in Eurasia and it is ne...
  • 23000 Jews Left Russia
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    Russian Jews To Russian Jews, the synagogue was the center of religion and religion was the most important thing in their lives. The rabbi was their leader, they came to him with every problem they had. Jews were poor, but they all. It was said that even the poorest Jews could find someone poorer to help and give money to. According to the Jewish religion, is one of the most important mitzvah's you can do. The same could be said about the Jewish holidays. They were observed very strictly, but Sh...
  • Film's Major Conflict
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    Setting: While originally filmed to commemorate the 1905 revolution in Russia, Potemkin was actually shown to rouse the masses against the Russian government. The film takes place on three major settings. The battleship Potmekin serves as the first backdrop where the revolution begins. The setting shifts to the Odessa Steps when the sailors arrive with Vakulinchuk's body. Here the Russian soldiers attempt to squelch the uprising by shooting and trampling the crowds which had gathered on the step...
  • Russian Japanese War Of 1904
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    The Russian-Japanese war of 1904 was a European conflict that was fought because one country was becoming too strong. The conflict was mainly fought because two separate countries had their own special interests in far east countries like Korea, China, and Manchuria. Britainand Japan recognized the independence of China and Korea, but at the same time authorized each other to intervene in either territory if their own " special interests' were threatened by another power or by internal disorder....
  • Philosophy Of The Black Hundred
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    The Black Hundred was an extreme right wing party which emerged at the turn of the twentieth century in Russia. Favoring tsarism and autocracy instead of a parliamentary government, the Black Hundred were the perpetrators of many Jewish pogroms in Russian cities such as Odessa, Kiev, Y ekaterinoslav and Bialystok (Horowitz 703). This group of radicals increased in popularity before the beginning of the Russian Revolution when tsarism was in decline. The Black hundred believed that all Jews were ...
  • Japanese Forces
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    In 1868, Japan underwent radical changes in social aspects as well as economic matters. A ministry of education was soon created in 1872, and in the same year, a strict education code was formulated. The government greatly wanted to industrialize in order to prevent foreign rule. The government sent students to Europe and America in order to learn Western ways. In 1877 the first college, the University of Tokyo was created. Japan quickly became more Western like. Japan in order to increase its i...
  • Russian Vodka Market
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    1. What were the two reasons why the Western distillers were interested in entering the Russian vodka market? They believed that they could lure the Russians into their own brands of vodka. By using famous brand names and their good selling skills they felt that they could grab onto a market of Russian drinkers that were eager to "trade up" to Western brands. 2. When the Western distillers entered the Russian market it created a new external environment. List the elements of the firms' external ...
  • Language Of The Text
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    FineReader's intelligent optical character recognition software can recognise texts on over 175 languages. ABBYY's proprietary IPA Technology, a unique technology that imitates the way humans and animals recognize objects, enables excellent results over a wide range of languages. The high quality of recognition does not depend upon the language of the text. Main languages The distinctive feature of the main languages is that FineReader provides dictionary support for them. You may use FineReader...
  • Very Important Person In The Russian Government
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    What steps did Sergei propose to modernize Russian industry? The situation and the economy was not very good in Russia. They were having lots of problems, like for example they had a population explosion, there were harvest, and famine, there was a bad system of land distribution, they did not have very good farming equipment, and many other things. Peasants were suffering a lot, but also every Russian. One of the most important facts in Alexander's and Nicholas II's ruler ship, ways they " re i...
  • Second Russian Military Intervention In Chechnya
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    Russia's two previous interventions into Chechnya between 1994 and the present day have proven costly in both financial terms and in human lives. Public confidence in the government's actions has fluctuated wildly between staunch support and deep scepticism, to add to this the Chechen rebels have become increasingly radicalized by the conflict. But despite this the government of Vladimir Putin is still eager to continue the fight to bring a favourable end to the Chechen conflict. In answering th...
  • Article In The Russian Constitution
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    Russia and the United States have a few similarities and differences that are, or are not, written directly into their constitutions. One of the main areas in which this can be seen are within each country's version of civil liberties, rights, and duties. The first amendment of the United State's constitution includes such provisions as the freedom of religion. This is represented within the 28th Article of the Russian Constitution. The main difference between these two articles can be seen in t...

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