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Check computerannals for Russia in 2003.

Russia Market Entry

Subchapters: Market entry Forms and conditions of operation on the market Marketing and Communications Issues of intellectual property protection Public procurement market Payment terms, payment ethics and resolution of commercial disputes Visas, fees, specific conditions of travel to the territory Employment of citizens from the Czech Republic Fairs and events Market entry The basic law… Read More »

History of Russia

The history of Russia has more than one millennium. It can be conditionally divided into three periods: from the beginning of the formation of the Russian people until 1917, which marked the end of the Russian Empire; from 1917 to the collapse of the USSR in 1991; from the collapse of the USSR to the… Read More »

Resorts in Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) (Russia)

There are interesting museums in the uluses and districts adjacent to Yakutsk. In the Ust-Aldan region, in the village of Borogontsy, the Borogonsky Museum of Local Lore operates, and in the village of Tanda – the Tandinsky Historical and Revolutionary Museum named after I.P. Gotovtseva. In the Megino-Kangalassky ulus in the village of Maya, the… Read More »

Russia Encyclopedia for Kids

Russia An immense space from populous Europe to the vastness of Siberia Russia is almost a single large plain, straddling the Old World to the Far East, which is so foreign to our cultural habits and so present, instead, in the Russian ones. To occupy this immense space there are a people and a thousand… Read More »

Russian Literature During the Soviet Period Part 2

Socialist realism In the Soviet Union in the 1930s the theory of ‘socialist realism’ was established; the literature of the first five-year plan spreads, which exalts the construction of large factories or hydroelectric plants, then that of the collectivization of the countryside and the birth of the ‘new’ man. Writers visit construction sites and villages to be… Read More »

Russian Literature During the Soviet Period Part 1

The years after the Revolution According to Countryvv, the Revolution of October 1917 marks a radical turning point in literature as well as in Russian history. A rift is immediately created between the intellectuals: some old revolutionaries and many young people are enthusiastic, a large part of the old intelligentsia clearly hostile., while another part, intolerant of… Read More »

Russia During the Reign of Nicholas II Part 3

In the meantime, the attacks are starting to increase again in an impressive way; at least momentarily the unity of all the adversaries of the autocracy seems to be established; struggle and defense associations are formed among the workers; hundreds of intellectuals, enraptured by the ferment of such vast strata of the people, sign energetic… Read More »

Russia During the Reign of Nicholas II Part 2

Meanwhile, under the name of “revolutionary socialist party” various revolutionary groups following populism (narodni è estvo) are organized. This party will be of considerable importance from 1900 to 1917: at certain moments it will almost seem to monopolize the insurrectionary movement against the autocracy. Intermediate between the intelligentsiaand the peasants, the Socialist Revolutionaries are profoundly… Read More »

Russia During the Reign of Nicholas II Part 1

Nicholas II succeeds his father on October 20 (November 10), 1894, who died of illness in the Crimea. Educated by Pobedonoscev, accustomed to accepting every wish of his father as a sacred thing from an early age, knowledge of the main foreign languages ​​and all the good rules of aristocratic society is certainly not enough… Read More »

Russia Morphological Structure Part 3

Corrugated and displaced it is likewise the slender (approximately 50 km. Wide over less than 200 long, from Sevastopol to Caffa) mountainous fringe that rises on the south-eastern side of Crimea: asymmetrical anticline, mainly limestone (consisting of Cenomesozoic assizes ranging from the Miocene to the Jurassic), on whose steeper side, facing the sea, the fracture… Read More »

Russia Morphological Structure Part 2

60 ° N. can be assumed, wholesale, as the limit of the two large hydrographic dominions that divide the Russian territory. The sector that extends north of this limit, and which drains to the Arctic Ocean, includes the lower areas of the plateau, because they are below 100 m on average. A selvedge of even… Read More »

Russia Morphological Structure Part 1

Within these limits, European Russia represents one of the relatively best identified natural units: its morphological, climatic and anthropic characteristics clearly distinguish it from the rest of the old world, that is, from that complex of regions which, precisely in contrast with this extreme eastern sector, is united under the name of Western Europe. The… Read More »

Russia Ethnography and Folklore Part 3

The newborn is sometimes placed on a kind of sieve that must protect him from future misfortunes. The young mother is put a knife under the pillow, against the demonic powers; for the same purpose it is also customary to envelop the baby in smoke. In order for the baby not to be struck by… Read More »

Russia Ethnography and Folklore Part 2

Linen is prepared with scardassi and macules in the shape of scissors, as in central Europe; instead, the preparation of hemp is characteristic, pounded in mortars or beaten with wooden hammers and clubs to release the fiber. The cones are generally decorated with an artistically worked crown in the shape of a comb and are… Read More »

Russia Ethnography and Folklore Part 1

Over the centuries, the Russian people have suffered far from negligible upheavals, especially in the south-eastern regions. A flourishing and varied popular culture developed in the rich agricultural territories of Ukraine, influenced by Eastern and Western civilizations. The Great Russians during the Middle Ages extended from the territories of Moscow and Novgorod to the north… Read More »

Russian Foreign Policy During Nicholas I Part 5

The repercussions on Russian foreign policy were profound. Once again led back to Europe, it abandoned its maximum program in the Far East, only trying to secure the de facto situation, through the 1907 agreement with Japan, which ensured “the territorial integrity of both powers in Asia” ; and on European soil, the failed attempt… Read More »

Russian Foreign Policy During Nicholas I Part 4

But it was precisely the Bulgarian question that, almost immediately, was to bring down, and this time definitively, the alliance of the three emperors. The serious Bulgarian crisis of 1885-1887 (see bulgaria), just as it removed Bulgaria from Russian influence, so it determined a new, open conflict between Austria and Russia. According to Mysteryaround, the alliance… Read More »

Russian Foreign Policy During Nicholas I Part 3

At first the war had triumphal appearances for the Russians who, led by General Gurko, arrived at the beginning of July right up to Adrianople; but in a second moment the prospects became much less favorable: twice defeated, the Russian armies already at the end of July were forced to retreat. And only by appealing… Read More »

Russian Foreign Policy During Nicholas I Part 2

But the war (see Crimea, war of), which, on the other hand, ended only under his successor Alexander II – Nicholas I died on March 2, 1855 -, had instead to constitute a new and more serious setback for the Russian empire.. With the Treaty of Paris (March 1856) Russia had to renounce the protectorate over… Read More »

Russian Foreign Policy During Nicholas I Part 1

According to Globalsciencellc, the question of the East constituted the fulcrum of the whole foreign policy of the new tsar, who opened his reign with the intervention in the Greek-Turkish struggle, closed it with the Crimean war. And they were at first undoubted successes: by forcing the diplomatic situation, which he had inherited from his… Read More »

Russia Literature in the 19th Century Part 4

Above all these writers, in their grandiose solitude, rise Tolstoy and Dostoevsky, both so humanly linked to the time that was theirs and at the same time so out of it in their universality of genius. More perhaps the second than the first linked to the events of the Russian land, from the day when,… Read More »

Russia Literature in the 19th Century Part 3

Poetry also made a contribution to social literature which, having taken inspiration directly from the people and described the life of simple people, was called social, even where, as in the songs of Aleksej Kol′cov (1808-1842), the sufferings peasants are a matter of lyrical expression, through personal suffering, not motives or cues for problems cited… Read More »

Russia Literature in the 19th Century Part 2

After all, the study of the West had brought almost all literature into the field against reaction, and this was not a bad thing even from a national point of view, because men of genius or of high intellect were soon able to free themselves from imitation or adherence. to models, and to put Russia… Read More »

Russia Literature in the 19th Century Part 1

It is no coincidence that the figure of Nikolaj Karamzin (1766-1826) rises on the threshold of the new century, a link between the aspirations of the century. XVIII and all those new ferments of ideas and feelings that characterized the first years of the century. XIX; and it is not by chance that the poet,… Read More »

Russia: Change of Power in the Kremlin Part III

5: Russian self-image and the outside world Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has struggled to define its new place in the international system. This is often explained by reference to a centuries-long debate about Russian identity and self-image. Is Russia part of Europe, of Asia or simply a civilization in itself? From… Read More »

Russia: Change of Power in the Kremlin Part I

On May 7, 2008, Dmitry Medvedev was officially installed as Russia’s third president after Boris Yeltsin (1991–99) and Vladimir Putin (2000–08). He has by no means gotten off to an optimal start. The new president barely managed to warm up in the Kremlin before the Georgia war broke out in August. Over the autumn, Russia… Read More »

Russia: Change of Power in the Kremlin Part II

3: The financial crisis hits Russia The dismantling of Russian democracy under Putin, or rather the transformation into a model of democracy (in the Kremlin’s parlance referred to as “sovereign democracy”) which, according to Russian authorities, is better suited to Russian conditions than the one Yeltsin sought to introduce in the 1990s, has not met… Read More »

Putin’s Indelible Popularity Part I

When the landslide was a fact, Vladimir Putin was greeted by a jubilant crowd outside the Kremlin . Putin is accused of leading an authoritarian regime, and the victory in the presidential election did not surprise anyone. Still, there is no doubt that he is a popular man. Why do Russians vote for Putin? Was… Read More »

Putin’s Indelible Popularity Part II

4: Boycott or criticism of the regime The opposition thus faced a difficult choice. How could they best express their opposition to the authorities in an election they were doomed to lose? Two main strategies stood out: To call for a boycott or to use the election campaign to reach out with a regime-critical message.… Read More »

Navalny and Political Protest in Putin’s Russia Part I

Although Putin rules Russia with an iron fist, he is not without resistance. Well-known regime critic Alexei Navalny has been both poisoned and imprisoned over the past year, and Putin continues to deny his name. Why will the regime get rid of him, and will it solve Putin’s problems? Who is Alexei Navalny? What kind… Read More »