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  Decembrist revolt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main instrument for reform in Alexander’s regime was Mikhail Speransky.
During his early years in the regime, Speransky participated in the organization of the Ministry of the Interior, the reform of ecclesiastic education, and the formulation of the government’s role in the country’s economic development.
The populace expected that on the death of Alexander, his liberal-minded brother Constantine Pavlovich would ascend the throne in accordance with house law.
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 Print The History of the First Russian Embassy in Iran
Griboedov, who spoke four European languages fluently, began his diplomatic service in 1817 when he was appointed Secretary of the Russian representative in Tabriz.
After four years, Griboedov came back home and was given the post of main diplomatic adviser to the governor of the Russian provinces in the Caucasus.
Presently a bronze statue Alexander Griboedov sits alone on a low pedestal in the park of the Russian embassy in Iran.
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 MasterPiece Oils - Originals - M&M Art Ltd.
This Alexander Maslak oil is in the finest traditions of Flemish painting during its dominant period of European painting.
Alexander Maslak has shown the fragility of life and how easily the plans and whims of men are overcome by outside forces by constructing a house of cards.
Alexander Maslak has captured the essence of time passing by as the subject, captured in a photo dreamily comptemplating life, seems oblivious to the passage of time.
www.mmartltd.com /gallery.asp   (4490 words)

 The State Hermitage Museum: Collection Highlights
Alexander II, elder son of Emperor Nicholas I, was brought up by his father to be an able and informed statesmen.
Alexander is best remembered today for a radical move, the emancipation of the serfs, announced in a Manifesto of February 19, 1861.
But from 1886 onward, Alexander was the object of several assassination attempts.
www.hermitagemuseum.org /html_En/03/hm3_6_6a.html   (192 words)

 Pushkin contemporaries, Пушкин, Царское Село, Pushkin, Tsarskoe Selo, Tsarskoye Selo
In 1817 Griboedov went to work to Foreign business College, in summer of the same year Pushkin went to work there after Lyceum graduating.
After her husband death she took her children (Alexander, Gregory, Marie and Natalie) and went to the ownership of her elder brother ":Polotnyaniy zavod", after Kaluga, where she lived about 2 years.
Alexander Karamzin knew Dantes well he thought that he was " the most nonentity as moral as mind attitude".
pushkin-town.net /.pushkin/eng/assovrem.htm   (2233 words)

 Destination Russia - The Worlds Gateway to Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In the hopeful atmosphere at the start of the young Alexander Is reign, Karamzin published a monthly magazine, the European 'Vyestnik' or 'Messenger', which kept Russian readers abreast of the latest that was going on in the West.
The period was one in which a relatively mild political atmosphere bred tolerance, a lively involvement with cultural developments in the test of Europe and an outbreak of simultaneous creativity in all forms of art.
Alexander Brulloff (Brullo until 1822, when the family name was changed according to Russian pronunciation) was a prominent architect, but also a very talented artist.
www.destinationrussia.com /sdp.aspx?pg=histspb7&src=f   (5818 words)

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1829: Russian diplomat and writer Alexander Griboedov is killed by a crowd of religious fanatics during a riot in Tehran, Persia (Iran), when the Russian embassy was attacked and torched.
A brilliantly educated person, Griboedov was the author of the famous play "Gore ot Uma" ("Woe from Wit").
1974: Russian writer and Nobel Prize winner Alexander Solzhenitsyn is deprived of Soviet citizenship and is expelled from the USSR in handcuffs, accompanied by KGB agents.
english.mn.ru /english/printver.php?2005-5-31   (248 words)

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There were Doings at Griboedov's The old, two-storeyed, cream-coloured house stood on the ring boulevard, in the depths of a seedy garden, separated from the sidewalk by a fancy cast-iron fence.
The house was called 'The House of Griboedov' on the grounds that it was alleged to have once belonged to an aunt of the writer Alexander Sergeevich Griboedov.[1] Now, whether it did or did not belong to her, we do not exactly know.
Anyone entering Griboedov's first of all became involuntarily acquainted with the announcements of various sports clubs, and with group as well as individual photographs of the members of Massolit, hanging (the photographs) on the walls of the staircase leading to the second floor.
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In 1885 Faberge proposed to Czar Alexander III that he create a special egg with a surprise inside for him to present to the Empress, but refused to tell the Czar what the surprise would be---a dangerous strategy.
It was temporarily replaced for 38 years by a fl-yellow-white banner by Czar Alexander II, (Czar Nicholas II reinstated the tricolor) and the communist hammer and sickle flag for 76 years.
Alexander Griboedov was shot in the palm by Decembrist Yakubovich.
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 Nevsky's Photographs Souththside, Saint Petersburg
After 1825 the property was purchased by the Shishmarev family and in 1839 rebuilt by Alexander Brullov, the architect of the Guards Corps Building in the Palace Square.
In 1817 Alexander Griboedov, playwright and later diplomat, lived in this building, then known as Chaplin's House, where he got entangled in several noisy affairs which led to a few duels, one protagonist s death, his own injury (a pistol ball through the hand) and a inevitable police prosecution.
Both of them were friends of Yevgeni Nikolayev, son of General Alexander Nikolayev, a hero of the Russo-Japanese war of 1904-05, who lived on the first floor of this building.
www.nevsky-prospekt.com /photos/photossouthside.html   (4933 words)

 Writing a Usable Past: Russian Literary Culture, 1917-1937: SR, September 2001
The second novel, focusing on Alexander Griboedov's last days, was published in 1929 and was by far his most successful project.
This "scientific" novel reveals an analogy between the reigns of Nikolai I and Stalin, and it incorporates a great deal of auto-referential material, especially concerning the compromise both Griboedov and Tynianov made with repressive political regimes.
By contrast, the novel Pushkin, which Tynianov had been writing for ten years but left unfinished at the time of his death in 1943, is the least experimental of his works.
www.ruf.rice.edu /~sarmatia/901/213rubi.htm   (934 words)

 Hector Berlioz Website - Berlioz as reflected in the Russian press of his time
The main character of his Distress from Cleverness, Alexander Tchatsky seeks, though in vain, to draw the public’s attention to the miserable passion of the Russians for everything that is foreign.
It was the critics of another generation — Alexander Serov, Zesar’ Cui and Hermann Larosh — who now came to the forefront.
Alexander Griboedov, Distress from Cleverness, translated by Beatrice Yusem, N.Y.: Effect Publishing, Inc., 1993, p.
www.hberlioz.com /Special/edolenko.htm   (4138 words)

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In 1829, the poet Alexander Griboedov, Russia's ambassador to Teheran, gave sanctuary to several Armenians who had fled the Shah of Persia's harem.
When the Shah learned of the "defections", he ordered Griboedov to return the runaways but the ambassador refused, knowing that such a move would condemn the Armenians to death.
Bilateral historical ties as well as cultural and religious similarities are too strong and it seems likely that Armenia will retain its status as a privileged ally for many years to come.
www.iwpr.net /archive/cau/cau_200010_52_02_eng.txt   (1049 words)

 Griboedov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
On the left side of the river Mtkvari erects bronze statue of Alexander Griboedov, it was made in 1961 by sculptor Merab Berdzenishvili and architect Givi Melkadze.
It stands on the high pedestal with the book in his hand, his pose doesn’t look with much showiness but simplicity doesn’t go to ordinariness.
According to Alexander Griboedovs’s will his remains were moved to Tbilisi and interred on Mtatsminda, down at his grave there is a statue - woman with deep sorrow folds her arms around the cross, and inscription says:
www.geotc.net /Tbilisi/griboedov_a_en.htm   (144 words)

The film is about the peace-making activities of a Russian writer and diplomat, Alexander Griboedov, in Teheran during the Russian-Persian war in the early 19th century.
Griboedov was brutally killed by the Persians, however, the peace contract prepared by him was enforced.
The film depicts the fate of a young teacher, Alexander, who went to an Armenian village and supported the Bolsheviks in their struggle with class enemies.
www.arm-cinema.am /Films/Features/1960.htm   (705 words)

 Russian culture navigator
This year marks 200 years since the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin was born.
In conclusion we'll mention a vocal-choreographic symphony devoted to Alexander Pushkin himself - a rare case when the poet's image is reflected in music.
One of his three ballets, "Anyuta", was written at the request of the Russian ballet stars Yekaterina Maximova and Vladimir Vasiliev and ran for years on the Bolshoi stage.
www.vor.ru /culture/cultarch56_eng.html   (1103 words)

The popularity of Mushtaidi was not left unnoticed by General Alexander Paskevich, the Chief Governor of the Caucasus, who was conquering the Caucasus with sword and fire, joining it bit-by-bit to the Russian Empire.
Mushtaidi managed to drive away Abaz-Mirza, the Iranian prince and the ruler of southern Azerbaijan, and Alajar-Khan, the Tevrizian commander, and was instrumental in annexing this region to Russia.
And thereafter, according to poet Grigol Orbeliani, "the former Mushtaidi Garden was enlarged, and made even more beautiful by the chief Governor, and was made available to the public for leisure and entertainment".
www.magtigsm.com /magazine/2001-2/2001-2-9.html   (1268 words)

 Marketplace - Gostiny Dvor and Nevsky Prospekt - Andrew Varlamov - 236/254 - World Wide Panorama
Other booksellers of Gostiny Dvor were Ivan Ivanovich Glazunov (grandfather of Russian composer Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov), Vasiliy Stepanovich Sopikov, Ivan Vasilievich Slenin, Ivan Timofeevich Lisenkov.
Alexander Pushkin, Alexander Griboedov, Nikolay Gogol visited bookseller's shops at Gostiny Dvor.
The most frequent visitor was Ivan Krylov who worked and lived in The State Public Library (now - The National Library of Russia) on the opposite side of Sadovaya street.
geogweb.berkeley.edu /wwp305/html/AndrewVarlamov.html   (600 words)

On the monument honoring this great friend of the Armenian people the following inscription reads: "To Alexander Griboedov from the grateful Armenian people".
THE HOUSE OF The previous chaotic town planning (Yerevan, Alexandrople, Kars, Nor Bayazed, Goris) yielded to an urban policy with perspective plans and foundations.
The complete reconstruction of Yerevan as the New Capital began in 1924, after the general plan of the City was designed by the outstanding architect Alexander T
www.armenianhighland.com /architecture/chronicle420.html   (2708 words)

 Russian Faculty
She is the author of A Russian Psyche: The Poetic Mind of Marina Tsvetaeva(2001) and the editor of Russian Literature in the Age of Realism(2003) in the series Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Her current major project, a study of crime and conscience in the writings of Alexander Pushkin, is being supported by a research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities during 2005-06.
Her research and teaching interests include Russian and Polish poetry, gender issues in literature, the poetry of exile, and the psychology of poetic genius.
www.nd.edu /~grl/russfac.htm   (553 words)

 AEI - Short Publications
Born on January 8, 1856, Fandorin investigates his first case in 1876 and the most recent one in 1900.
A conservative retrenchment ensued under his successors, Alexander III and Nicholas II.
Alexander Griboedov, Gore ot uma (Grief from intelligence), act 1, scene 2 (Moscow: Detskaya literature, 1967), p.
www.aei.org /publications/filter.foreign,pubID.14112/pub_detail.asp   (5026 words)

 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin was a big fan of steam-boating.
He made his first boat trip from Saint Petersburg till Kronshtadt together with Alexander Griboedov and Peter Vyazemsky in May 1828.
By late thirties, Emperor Nicolas the I makes his first attempts to invest his own capital in ventures having relation to shipping operations.
www.vbcom.ru /eng/about/history   (665 words)

 AEI - Short Publications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
After the assassination of the czar-liberator Alexander II in 1881, the boundaries of self-government were tightened and liberties cut back, again, very much like the change that followed the transfer of power from Yeltsin to Putin.
This being Russia, he is not quite a "private" eye: employed by the Moscow police and later, as an "official for special assignments" (chinovnik po osobym porucheniyam), by the Moscow governor general, he is more like Simenon's Commissaire Maigret.
Fandorin attempts to put into practice a radical--for Russia--idea first articulated by Chatskiy, the hero of Alexander Griboedov's classic 1820s play Gore ot Uma (translated as "Woe from Intelligence"): "To serve the cause, not the individuals" (sluzhit delu, a ne litsam) and to "serve" (sluzhit') but not be "subservient" (prisluzhivat').
www.aei.org /publications/pubID.20204,filter.all/pub_detail.asp   (3802 words)

 Selected Literatures and Authors Pages - Russian Literature
Alexander II and His Times - A Narrative History of Russia in the Age of Alexander II, Tolstoy, and Dostoevsky.
Alexander Radishchev, Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow.
Fr Alexander Men's Web Site on Nikolai Aleksandrovich Berdyaev.
learning.lib.vt.edu /slav/lit_authors_russian.html   (1371 words)

 The Rough Guide to the Music of Russia
The members are classically trained, but they incorporate musical ideas from folk and jazz along with their Russian classics.
"Diplomat Waltz" is based on the work of Russian composer Alexander Griboedov (1795-1829).
If you like this piece you'll love their entire CD No, Russia Cannot be Perceived by Wit.
www.greenmanreview.com /cd/cd_va_roughguide_russia.html   (575 words)

 The Mote Archive - Ukraine Revisited Pt II - 042200-050800
The smell behind European trucks was much nicer than that behind Russian ones; Yury later told that he once asked a trucker, Why don’t you install a catalytic converter, and he replied, It is like putting your foot in a sweaty sock in a plastic bag.
During the trip, I sang many Russian songs by folksingers Alexander Galich and Yuly Kim, who neither Valery nor Yury had heard about, because they were too self-consciously elite.
A character in Alexander Griboedov’s play The Woes of Wit, which I read about ten years later than the curriculum mandated it, says “God preserve us from our masters’ anger and love alike.” Schoolteachers not excepted.
www.themote.com /archive/archive_ukraine-revisited_pt2.htm   (11978 words)

 November 11, 2003
Yet, mass migration of the Assyrians from Iran (then Persia) began in 1829 after signing of the Turkmanchay Peace Treaty between Russia and Persia, in compliance with which the Christians of Persia were permitted free migration to Russia.
In order to sign this Treaty, the mission with the Great Russian writer and diplomat Alexander Griboedov at the head, was sent to Tehran.
The Treaty was signed in 1828, and the following year the Moslem fanatics attacked Griboedov’s mission and punished him brutally.
www.zindamagazine.com /html/archives/2003/11.10.03   (12343 words)

 Amazon.com: [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (It's a Small World).: An article from: Russian Life [HTML]: e-Books ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
For when we study this or that great Russian writer or composer, we tend to look at them as a singular phenomenon.
But Pushkin lived in the same era as Alexander Griboedov and the composer Mikhail Glinka.
Nikolai Gogol rubbed shoulders with the artist Karl Bryullov when both were in Italy.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0008J87Z8?v=glance   (280 words)

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