Category Archives: Russian & Former Soviet Union

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An Anthology of Russian Literature from Earliest Writings to

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Republican Presidential Candidate Ronald Reagan noted in an interview that: “They (USSR and China) were allies and the only argument that caused their split was an argument over how to best destroy us.” Reagan was then asked if elected, would his administration support the sale of weapons to Communist China: “No, because…they could turn right around and the day after tomorrow discover that they and the Soviets have more in common than they have with us.” [20] After Reagan become president in 1981, he appointed many holdovers from the Nixon-Ford Administrations who firmly clung to the view that China represented a strategic partner that could be utilized against the Soviet Union.
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Cultural Genocide (Genocide, Political Violence, Human

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I remember an incident from the 1970s — I went to the Crimea regularly, to Saki, which was practically the only city where you could get around freely in a wheelchair, so Saki was like an entire city of invalids. It may further get subdivided into Old and New Europe, creating a gap between big and small nations. Hence, there are four main stages in the {p. 13} "historical series": sexual promiscuity, group marriage, monogamy, and the pattern of the future. His attacks on members of the "anti-party group" at the Twenty-First Party Congress in 1959 and the Twenty-Second Party Congress in 1961 suggest that his opponents still retained support within the party.
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Russian Energy Strategy in the European Union, the Former

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I was always very sensitive to whether or not I was boring anybody. However, Gorbachev still expressed strong Soviet opposition to the Strategic Defense Initiative and space was not included in the agreement. On 28 December 1922, people from the Russian SFSR, the Transcaucasian SFSR, the Ukrainian SSR and the Byelorussian SSR approved the Treaty of Creation of the USSR and the Declaration of the Creation of the USSR, creating the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The USSR broke into a civil war in 1918 occurring between the Red Army, consisting of Bolsheviks, and the White Army.
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The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the

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This was underlined in the independent report by former Russian deputy prime premier Boris Nemtsov and former deputy energy minister Vladimir Milov published in 2008, where this crisis of production was predicted: “…Gazprom’s gas production all these years was not increasing, in 2007 it lowered to the level of 1999. Gary North provides a devastating look at Marx the man, while Ralph Raico zeros in on the Marxian doctrine of class. It is worth mentioning that following my lecture, the student who wrote the column comparing me to a Ku Klux Klanner came over to me and said he was writing a column of apology to me and asked to be photographed with me.
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Growing Pains: Russian Democracy and the Election of 1993

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The chaos and civil war in Tajikistan has instilled deep fears among Russian, Uzbek, Jewish, Afghan and other minorities living there. Soldiers and sailors from the white workers are used to keep the ‘darkies’ in their places, and white foremen and engineers have been established as irresponsible satraps in China and India, Africa and the West Indies backed by the organised and centralised ownership of machines, raw materials, finished commodities and land monopoly over the whole world.” [7] The Sixth congress of the Comintern adopted what has come to be regarded as the definitive Communist statement on the South African problem, ‘The Black Republic Thesis’.
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Post-Soviet Moldova: A Borderland in Transition

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I remember the house filled with the smell of smoke. Thus while the Catholic clergy was the mainstay of the anti-Jewish forces, the king remained at least in semblance the defender of the Jews (see Jew. The first law passed by the new Supreme Soviet granted workers the right to strike. After the Soviet era, the area, population, and industrial production of the Soviet Union (then one of the world's two Cold War superpowers, the other being the United States ) that were located in Russia passed on to the Russian Federation.
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The Kaliningrad Question (The New International Relations of

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William Randolph Hearst is the name of a multi-millionaire who sought to help the Nazis in their psychological warfare against the Soviet Union. It has probably helped me become a talk show host and a speaker." Changes under Gorbachev included a liberalized target system. The other major environmental disaster was the near destruction of the Aral Sea, whose main sources of water were diverted to irrigate arid land for the purpose of raising cotton and other crops beginning in 1960.
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Explorations in Political Psychology (Duke Studies in

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He also canceled plans to deploy the mobile MX and Midgetman missiles. Unfortunately exporting less lead to greater foreign currency problems, and so the Soviets started borrowing money to pay for imports. NATO members pledged mutual protection against the communist threat and military cooperation to contain communism. Similarly, homosexuality had not been illegal for the first seventeen years of Soviet rule. Lishenets (Russian: лишенец) (from Russian лишение, "deprivation", properly translated as a disenfranchised ) (historical) A certain group of people in the Soviet Union who from 1918 to 1936 were prohibited from voting and denied other rights.
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Europarties After Enlargement: Organization, Ideology and

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It didn’t. “I have a much better view of Geology today but I was close-minded then. On Oct. 25, 2013, Dennis said: "I believe in the 13 Principles of the Jewish faith as enunciated by Maimonides, but there are many rabbinic laws I don't find rational. Therefore, one piece of Russian external strategy is to increase the likelihood of prolonged U. His account, The Last Days of the Romanovs - originally published in 1920, and reissued in 1993 by the Institute for Historical Review -- is based in large part on the findings of a detailed investigation carried out in 1919 by Nikolai Sokolov under the authority of "White" (anti-Communist) leader Alexander Kolchak.
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Putin's Oil: The Yukos Affair and the Struggle for Russia

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In addition, members of the Commonwealth of Independent States are required to police their borders jointly with Russian border guards, and thus are denied effective control over their own territory. They were, on the contrary, ignored, while the 'specialists' bought by capital were given as much space as they wanted in order to spread their fictions. Interspersed with such moves toward cooperation, however, were hostile acts that threatened broader conflict, such as the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962 and the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia of 1968.
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