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  Russian Civil War article - Russian Civil War History Russia Early East Slavs Kievan Rus' Volga Bulgaria Khazaria - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the east there were also two anti-Bolshevik administrations, Komuch in Samara and the nationalist Siberian government centred in Omsk.
Lenin was surprised by the outbreak of civil war and initially underestimated the extent of the forces that rose against his new country.
An early attempt by the SRs to recruit Latvian troops in July 1918 was a disaster.
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 Early East Slavs -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The East Slavs are the ethnic group that evolved into the (A native or inhabitant of Russia) Russian, (The Slavic language spoken in the Ukraine) Ukrainian and (The Slavic language spoken in Belarus) Belarusian peoples.
The historical origins of the Russian state, however, are chiefly those of the East Slavs and the assimilated Finno-Ugric peoples of the North-Eastern Europe.
By 8th century BC Slavs had entered the ((archeology) the period following the Bronze Age; characterized by rapid spread of iron tools and weapons) Iron Age and started their gradual expansion to the east and to the south.
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 East Germany - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR), German Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), was a Communist Party-led state that existed from 1949 to 1990 in the former Soviet occupation zone of Germany.
East Germany was generally regarded as the most economically advanced member of the Warsaw Pact.
Thus, on October 3 1990 the East German population was the first from the Eastern Bloc to join the European Union as a part of the reunified Federal Republic of Germany.
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 EARLY EAST SLAVS FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Based on archaeological and linguistic evidence, historians theorize that the Slavs formed as an ethnic group in the middle of 2nd millennium BC in the area that is now split between Poland, Czech_republic, Slovakia, western Belarus and northwestern Ukraine.
By 8th century BC Slavs had entered the Iron_Age and started their gradual expansion to the east and to the south.
The East Slavs settled along the Dnieper river in what is now Ukraine; they then spread northward to the northern Volga valley, east of modern-day Moscow and westward to the basins of the northern Dniester and the Western_Bug rivers in present-day Moldova and southern Ukraine.
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 Russian Revolution of 1917 - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Early East Slavs * Kievan Rus' * Volga Bulgaria * Khazaria * Mongol invasion * Golden Horde * Muscovy * Imperial Russia * Revolution of 1905 * Revolution of 1917 * Civil War * Soviet Union * Russian Federation
The Russian Revolution of 1917 was a political movement in Russia that climaxed in 1917 with the overthrow of the provisional government that had replaced the Russian Tsar system and led to the establishment of the Soviet Union, which lasted until its collapse in 1991.
In early February the protests turned violent as large numbers of city residents rioted and clashed with police and soldiers.
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 Articles - Early East Slavs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
By 8th century BC Slavs had entered the Iron Age and started their gradual expansion to the east and to the south.
The best known of these groups were the nomadic Scythians, who occupied the region of modern Ukraine and southwestern Russia from about the 6th century BC to the 2nd century BC and whose skill in warfare and horsemanship is legendary.
The East Slavs settled along the Dnieper river in what is now Ukraine; they then spread northward to the northern Volga valley, east of modern-day Moscow and westward to the basins of the northern Dniester and the Western Bug rivers in present-day Moldova and southern Ukraine.
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 Articles - History of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The ancestors of the Russians were the Slavic tribes, whose original home is thought by some scholars to have been the wooded areas of the Pripet Marshes.
Moving into the lands vacated by the migrating Germanic tribes, the Eastern Slavs – the ancestors of the Russians who occupied the lands between the Carpathians and the Don River – were subjected to Greek Christian influences.
By the 11th century, particularly during the reign of Yaroslav the Wise, Kievan Rus'; could boast an economy and achievements in architecture and literature superior to those that then existed in the western part of the continent.
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The historical origins of the Russian state, however, are chiefly those of the East Slavs.
Many ethnically diverse peoples migrated onto the East European Plain, but the East Slavs remained and gradually became dominant.
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 History of the Soviet Union - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Soviet NEP (1921-29) was essentially a period of "market socialism" similar to the Dengist reforms in Communist China after 1978 in that both foresaw a role for private entrepreneurs and limited markets based on trade and pricing rather than fully centralized planning.
As an interesting aside, during the first meeting in the early 1980s between Deng Xiaoping and Armand Hammer, a US industrialist and prominent investor in Lenin's Soviet Union, Deng pressed Hammer for as much information on the NEP as possible.
During the NEP period, agricultural yields not only recovered to the levels attained before the Bolshevik Revolution, but greatly improved.
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 Articles - History of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The history of Russia begins with that of the East Slavs, the ethnic group that eventually split into the Russians, Ukrainians, and Belarusians.
The first East Slavic state, Kievan Rus';, adopted Christianity from the Byzantine Empire in 988, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next seven centuries.
Kievan Rus'; ultimately disintegrated as a state, leaving a number of states competing for claims to be the heirs to its civilization and dominant position.
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