Category: History Russia

<p>Catherine II, or Catherine the Great, empress of Russia (1762-96), did</p> <p>much to transform Russia into a modern country. Originally named Sophie</p> <p>Fredericke Augusta, she was born in Stettin (now Szczecin, Poland), on May</p> <p>2, 1729, the daughter of the German prince of Anhalt-Zerbst. At the age of</p> <p>15 she went to Russia to become the wife of Peter, nephew and heir of</p> <p>Empress ELIZABETH.</p>…

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<p>German Oct exports to U.S., Russia, UK</p> <p>rise</p> <p>FRANKFURT, Jan 7 (Reuters) – German exports to North America,</p> <p>Japan, Great Britain and Russia rose significantly in October last year,</p> <p>while sales to euro zone countries declined marginally, the German</p> <p>Federal Statistics Office said on Friday.</p> <p>Exports to the United States were up 12 percent year-on-year, indicating</p> <p>an unabated appetite for German products in the new…

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<p>Vladimir Ilych Lenin</p> <p>A.</p> <p>Vladimir Ilych Lenin was born in 1870 and died in January 1924 at the age of 52. Lenin</p> <p>was in power from 1917 to 1924 to be proceeded by Josef Stalin.</p> <p>B.</p> <p>Lenin was the leader of the Bolsheviks. Him and the Bolsheviks were opposed of W.W.I.</p> <p>Lenin believed that it was a war of the rich. He believed that it…

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<p>The history of Russia began many centuries ago. By the 800 s Slavic groups had founded many towns in what is now the European part of Russia and Ukraine, of which the two most important once are Novgorod and Kiev (1). In 882 a Viking chieftain named Oleg, captured the city of Kiev, situated on the Dnepr River. Kiev became the capital of the state…

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<p>During the Russian revolution there has been a period called "The Ten Days That Shook the World". This period didn t really last ten days but in the period of the second half of the month of October 1917 (Russian calendar). The Bolsheviks seized to power in that period which meant the end of the Provisional Government.</p> <p>The provisional government s next mistake was to…

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<p>The Sealed train</p> <p>Author summary-</p> <p>There wasn t a whole lot of info on the author. As a matter of fact there wasn t anything at all. So I won t waste anymore of your time on the author.</p> <p>Story summary-</p> <p>VI Lenin was a proud revolutionary in the early 1900 s. Born into poverty, and exiled from his homeland only to return and conquer…

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Chechnya term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>CHECHNYA</p> <p>Chechnya is an independent republic located in the middle of the Caucasus Mountains. This land has always belonged to the Shemite people, decedents of the Shem. The neighboring republics all around them are very similar ethnically.</p> <p>The people that live in the Caucasus Mountains are not the same as the Russian people. In 1864, Chechens surrendered to Russia. During Russia's quest for national expansion,…

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<p>The Russian government is a time bomb just waiting to explode, you have a whole country in economic turmoil, and the leaders are frantic to try and diffuse the situation. Two leaders have tried to turn their nations around Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union, and Boris Yeltsin of Russia. Although different it is surprising they both had the same common goalâ€Ã&sbquo;¦</p> <p>Mikhail Gorbachev was…

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<p>The Middle of the Russian Revolution</p> <p>The Split of the Social Democratic Workers Party in 1903 caused to groups to form: The Mensheviks, or Those of the Minority (opponents of the Bolsheviks), which initially cooperated with the Provisional Government in March 1917, and the Bolsheviks, which were the Marxist Communist party led by Lenin. Lenin was also the founder of the Communist State in Russia….

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<p>The Russia Revolution was a true political revolution. By this I mean there was a fundamental change in the way leaders came into power and in the goals for the country. In theory, leadership changed from a monarchy to socialism. The goals for the country changed from ownership and control of wealth was by few to control by the proletariat (the workers). In reality the…

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