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  Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1547, at the age of 17, Ivan IV (Ivan the Terrible; reigned 1533–84) was crowned czar of all Russia.
Russia did, however, resist the idea of resorting to military intervention in Iraq in order to eliminate weapons of mass destruction, and as the United States pressed in 2003 for a Security Council resolution supporting the use of force, Russia joined France in vowing to veto such a resolution.
Russia’s reputation suffered internationally, however, in late 2004 when it threw its support behind government candidates in Ukraine and the Georgian region of Abkhazia; in both elections, the candidates Moscow opposed ultimately succeeded despite strong resistance on the part of the existing governments to change.
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 Russia - Gurupedia
Russia achieved a slight recovery in 1997, but that year's Asian financial crisis culminated in the August depreciation of the ruble, a debt default by the government, and a sharp deterioration in living standards for most of the population.
Russia remains heavily dependent on exports of commodities, particularly oil, natural gas, metals, and timber, which account for over 80% of exports, leaving the country vulnerable to swings in world prices.
Russia is fairly sparsely populated and has extremely low average population density due to its enormous size; population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-eastern part of Siberia.
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 Informat.io on Russia
The northern part of Russia together with Novgorod retained some degree of autonomy during the time of the Mongol yoke and was largely spared the atrocities that affected the rest of the country.
Russia saw its comparatively developed centrally planned economy contract severely for five years, as the executive and the legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's aging industrial base faced a serious decline.
Population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-western parts of Siberia; the south-eastern part of Siberia that meets the Pacific Ocean, known as the Russian Far East, is sparsely populated, with its southern part being densest.
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 Pravda.RU:Vladimir Putin - Russia's new Ivan Kalita. Federation subjects to be consolidated
Eighty-nine independent republics, regions, and autonomous districts is a too large amount even for a state that occupies one-ninth of the world's land.
Alexander Lebed was satisfied with the situation and said the president was planning to liquidate a number of autonomous districts at the end of January - beginning of February.
As a result, the autonomous districts of Evenkia and Taymyr are to become parts of the Krasnoyarsk region, as well as the Jewish autonomous region.
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 Russia Resource Center - flights russia
The northern part of Russia together with Novgorod retained some degree of autonomy during the time of the ukraine russia travel Mongol yoke and was largely spared the atrocities that affected the rest of the country.
Russia remains heavily dependent on exports of commodities, particularly oil, natural gas, metals, and timber, which account for about 80% flights to russia of exports, leaving the country vulnerable to swings in world prices.
Population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-western parts of Siberia; the south-eastern part of Siberia that meets the Pacific Ocean, known as the Russian Far East, is sparsely populated, with its southern part being russia adoption densest.
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 Autonomous okrugs of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Russia is divided into 88 federal subjects (subjekty), of which nine are avtonomnyye okruga ("autonomous districts", sing.
On January 1, 2007, Evenk and Taymyr Autonomous Okrugs will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
On January 1, 2008, Ust-Orda Buryat Autonomous Okrug will be merged into Irkutsk Oblast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Autonomous_Districts_of_Russia   (102 words)

  
 Russia at Caribbean Topfunwebsites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Formerly the dominant republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Russia is an independent country, and an influential member of the Commonwealth of Independent States, since the union's dissolution in December 1991.
The easternmost point in Russia is Diomede Islands (Ostrov Ratmanova); the westernmost, the boundary with Poland on a 60-km-long (40-mi-long) spit of land separating the from the Vistula Lagoon.
Russia saw its economy contract severely for five years, as the executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
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 Comprehensive information and links about Russia
Since then, Russia has struggled in her efforts to build a democratic political system and a market economy to replace the strict centralized social, political, and economic controls of the Soviet era.
Russia has also taken up the responsibility for settling the USSR's external debts, although her population made up 50% of the population of the USSR at the time of its dissolution.
Russia saw her comparatively developed centrally planned economy contract severely for five years, as the executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
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 Russia
Russia exports 16,000t of uranium each year, and uses 8,000-8,500t to produce nuclear fuel.[6] As of December 2000 it was estimated that Russian nuclear power stations used between 3,000t and 4,500t of uranium annually with an additional 2,200t committed to fuel Soviet-built reactors in the NIS and Eastern Europe.
Russia relies heavily on its large uranium stockpile to make up the difference between the uranium it annually exports and uses domestically (24,000-24,500t) and the uranium it annually mines (2,000-2,500t).
Russia's estimated reserves of ores with a high uranium content are 145,400t.[2] Most of these deposits are located in Chita Oblast, near Krasnokamensk, site of the Priargunskiy Mining and Chemical Combine (PMCC).
www.nti.org /db/nisprofs/russia/fissmat/minemill/overview.htm   (1156 words)

  
 Russia
The Russian Jewish Congress suggested that the increase in antisemitism in Russia was a result of the increasing number of antisemitic remarks and slogans in the political arena, the indifference of Russian citizens and the reluctance of the authorities to bring antisemites to trial.
In May 1999 bombs were detonated near two Moscow synagogues, and were interpreted by Chief Rabbi Shayevich as a warning to Russia's Jews, and as being connected to the banning of RNE by the city authorities a month earlier.
At a convention in February 1999 former prime minister and leader of the liberal Democratic Choice of Russia party, Yegor Gaidar, condemned recent displays of antisemitism by KPRF leaders; the convention was disrupted by neo-Nazi youths who had to be forcibly removed from the hall.
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 LLRX.com - A Guide to Russian Legal Research
Russia (the Russian Federation) is a democratic, federative, law-based state with the republican form of government.
Russia consists of 89 federal subjects - 21 autonomous republics, six krais (provinces), 49 oblast (regions), two cities of federal status, one autonomous oblast and ten autonomous okrugs (districts), each endowed with equal rights.
For the acts of the President and the Government this constitutional provision is implemented by the President Decree N 763 "On the procedure for the publication and the effective date of the Acts of President of Russia and the Government of Russia" (http://jedi.kosnet.ru/sorm/lawdocs/763.html) of May 23, 1996.
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Nevertheless, unlike its spiritual leader—the Byzantine Empire, Russia was able to revive and organize it own war of reconquest finally subjugating its enemies and annexing their territories.
While the huge 20-million capital region of Moscow is a bustling affluent metropolis living on the cutting-edge technology with the per capita income rapidly approaching that of the leading Eurozone economies, the rest of the country especially its indigenous and rural communities in Asia live like in the late Middle Ages.
The recent arrest of Russia's wealthiest businessman Mikhail Khodorkovsky on charges of fraud and corruption in relation to the large-scale privatizations organised under then-President Yeltsin has caused many foreign investors to worry about the stability of the Russian economy.
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 Top20Russia.com - Your Top20 Guide to Russia!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is also close to the United States and Japan across stretches of water: the Diomede Islands (one controlled by Russia, the other by the United States) are just 3 km apart, and Kunashir Island (controlled by Russia but claimed by Japan) is about 20 kilometers from Hokkaido.
After the breakup of the USSR, Russia's global role was greatly diminished, and cannot be compared to that of the former Soviet Union.
The vast lands of present Russia were home to disunited tribes who were variously overwhelmed by invading Goths, Huns, and Turkish Avars between the third and sixth centuries C.E. The Iranian Scythians populated the southern steppes, and a Turkic people, the Khazars, ruled the western portion of these lands through the 8th century.
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 2. Chechnya
The perceived illegitimacy of Russia's claims notwithstanding, prior to the early 1990s there were no serious conflicts in Russian-Chechen relations following the return of Chechens to their homeland and the restoration of a Chechno-Ingush autonomous republic in 1957.
The draft conferred rights upon "republics that are parts of other republics"[5] (i.e., republics that are a part of Russia), to participate in the Union Treaty on an equal footing with respective Soviet republics.
The failure of the first attempt by post-Communist Russia to play hardball with the rebellious Chechen Republic was a painful blow to President Yeltsin's self-esteem and became a permanent reminder that any decisive actions in the sphere of ethnic policy were very unpopular.
www.rand.org /pubs/conf_proceedings/CF129/CF-129.chapter2.html   (7785 words)

  
 JRL 3-26-02 - Russia, Federation Districts Consolidation
:: Support Johnson's Russia List :: U.S.-Russian Relations :: Chechnya :: Ukraine :: YUKOS :: Economy & Business
As a result, the municipal council of the city of Norilsk supported creation of a single municipal formation named “the city of Norilsk” that will consist of the city itself, the satellite towns of Norilsk – Kayerkan and Talnakh, and the urban-type community of Snezhnogorsk.
Alexander Lebed was satisfied with the situation and said the president was planning to liquidate a number of autonomous districts at the end of January – beginning of February.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/6156-10.cfm   (1314 words)

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