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Fact Sheet: Russia
Modern Russia’s culture is comprised of 160 ethnic groups for example, Russians, Tatars, Ukrainians, Bashkirs, Chuvash, Chechen, etc., all contributing and enriching the national culture. From a global perspective, Russia has a considerable influence in diverse aspects such as philosophy, literature, and music. Throughout t...
The Realist Insight in the Russia-Ukraine Conflict
Realism is a prominent theoretical perspective used to explain events in international relations. While it is often difficult to truly explain and apply any theoretical perspective to a particular situation, the realist perspective offers, by far, the best insight into why the actions of Russia and other various players in...
The Romanov Dynasty in the Book The Romanovs: Ruling Russia, 1613-1917 by Lindsey Hughes
The Romanovs were a powerful family, full of strong-minded leaders, for the better or for the worse of Russia. The Romanov Dynasty produced rulers such as Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, and Alexander II, all set towards improving Russia and creating a world power that was to be feared and respected. These strong char...
The Life and Achievements of the Russian Leader, Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, Lenin
Biography Assignment - Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, “Lenin” Few people, few leaders, have the chance, patiences, or will power to change the world. Many once faced with great adversity and challenge lose sight of the end goal and either give up or fail to achieve what they have set out to do. Only the strong, intelligent, and...
The Many Reasons That Led to the Dissolution of Empire in East Central Europe
Starting in the latter half of the 19th century, empires of East Central Europe began to experience internal and external pressures that ultimately resulted in the breakup of imperial rule and led to the formation of separate nation-states. This process of nationalization took place through three separate stages, focused on...
The Role of the Revolution of 1917 in Improving the Rights of People in Russia
In 1905, the Russian government was incredibly corrupt and oppressive to its people. It had a totalitarian Czarist form of government, which the Russian military. Socialist activists fought back until the people were allowed the October h failed to ensure the people their rights. On Bloody Sunday, the working class of Petro...
The Issues of Peasant Society and Taxes During the 19th Century
During the 19th century the peasants were in debt from taxes and the cost of running a farm. In our reading of Village Life in Late Tsarist Russia helped to show the struggles of everyday life and how money was spent throughout the year. With the one of the charts in the book that directly shows an example of the average...
Human Rights and the Rule of Alexander the II
The rule of Alexander the II brought with it the end of serfdom in Russia. A long held institution of slave labor for large landowning elites to farm their land or to work in their factories. Much like Abraham Lincoln in America, Alexander freed the slave laborers which was a step towards civil equality and civil rights....
A Debate in the Direction of a Sworn to Fall Nation of Power: A Battle between Khruschnev and Brezchnev
A Debate in the Direction of a Sworn to Fall Nation of Power: A Battle between Khruschnev Throughout the span of the six ruled superpower of the Soviet Union, a debate between advancement in the form of conservatism or liberalism, in relation to the founding ideas set by Lenin and followed by Stalin, began to emerge as a...
An Analysis of the Believer of Communism, Leon Trotsky as a Russian Marxist and Soviet Politician
Animal Farm Project Leon Trotsky Believer of Communism, Leon Trotsky was a Russian Marxist and Soviet politician that led the revolutionary win of the Bolshevik Party in October 1917. Leon Trotsky was the founder and leader of the Red Army, but his revolutionary activity began from a young age. Trotsky was known for being...